Taxes and charges

  • Waste tax

    Every household in The Hague pays the waste tax. This tax covers the collection and processing of household waste.

  • Dog tax

    Do you have a dog? Then you must pay dog tax.

  • Property tax

    The Municipal Tax Department levies property tax (OZB) on all real estate in The Hague. This includes residential property and business premises.

  • Ground lease

    Ground lease in The Hague, reissue, payment, from ground lease to own land.

  • Sewage charges for owners

    All owners of a property (such as a home or business premises) with a connection to the municipal sewage system must pay the sewage charges for owners.

  • Tourist tax

    You have to pay the tourist tax if you charge non-residents of the Municipality of The Hague for an overnight stay.

  • Sewage charges for users

    Do you discharge more than 500 cubic metres (m3) of wastewater per year into the municipal sewage system? Then you must pay sewage costs for users.

  • Sufferance tax

    You must pay sufferance tax if you have an object below municipal ground. Examples include pipelines, cables, pipes and tanks.

  • Harbour tax

    In order to use the harbour and quays with a boat or ship you will need to pay the harbour tax.