Fundamentally, the star classification is free of charge. For 3*Superior, 4*Superior, 5* and 5*Superior costs incur for a possible mystery guest visit and an administration fee - irrespective of the actual outlay - are borne by the Austrian Hotel Classification.
For 3*Superior and 4*Superior the fee is 200.00 Euro which goes to the respective Professional Group and 499.00 Euro to the Professional Group of Tyrol, for 5* and 5*Superior this amounts 1,140.00 Euro, which goes to the Austrian Professional Hotel Association. The Austrian Professional Hotel Association and the Professional Groups are a public corporation and not an entrepreneur within the meaning of the VAT Act. This bill does not authorize for deduction of input tax.
You will find the procedure of the Austrian hotel and apartment classification in Downloads.