VIENNA Tourist Board has issued an amendment making it compulsory for landlords & online travel agents (OTAs) to provide the necessary data to establish any tax liability, including a local accommodation tax of 3.2%. The penalty for landlords and OTA's failing to meet their tax responsibilities has been increased to 2,100 euros. VTB's director of tourism Norbert Kettner welcomes the move which provides "legal certainty for a grey area".
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