Kazakhstan to introduce tourism tax

    Kazakhstan‘s Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Muhamediuly said a bed tax of USD2 to USD4 per night will be introduced for foreign tourists from 2019 (Kazinform/TASS/forbes.kz, 12-Mar-2019). The tax is to be collected by Kazakh Tourism, allowing the company to achieve profitability and reducing the burden on the budget.