Tariffs for catering or accommodation establishments

License fee rates for a catering establishment (restaurants, bars, cafes etc.)

Music played in catering establishments - the amount of the license fee depends on 1) the number of seats for visitors and whether 2) only background music is played or 3) music is also played by a DJ (disc) and whether 4) the use of music ends before or after midnight in this case, as well as whether 5 ) music is also performed live.

Amount of the license fee

Visitors

Live music

Background music

and DJ
1-2 days a week
Background music
+ add a DJ
a week or a single event a month

Live music

 

€/month

€/month

€/month

€/day/event

 

 

Before midnight

After midnight

Before midnight

After midnight

 

1-20

19

38

72

10

14

20

21-50

24

48

130

13

27

22

51-100

43

86

184

22

36

25

101-150

55

110

231

28

45

28

151-200

 

166

294

42

53

33

201-300

108

216

389

55

71

36

301-400

129

258

427

65

75

40

iga järgnev100

21

42

49

11

8

5

üle 1000

277

554

770

139

115

70

Background music (or mechanical music in the sense of previous agreements) – music, the performance of which does not involve the performer(s) of the music at the location of the company specified in the agreement, but which is performed only through any technical means or process (radio, television, internet, etc.).
 
Live music - music that has been sung, played or performed in another way directly, i.e. in a live performance or with the accompaniment of a phonogram (for example, karaoke). See note about the concert.
 

License fee rates for an accommodation establishment (hotel, guest house etc.)

Hotels and other accommodation facilities are divided into two areas when paying the license fee for the right to use music: accommodation establishments, that are located in Harju County, Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu and Haapsalu, belong in Area I; Area II consists of accommodation establishments that are not located in Area I.

For music performed inside the rooms - depending on the amount of rooms, where the opportunity to listen to music by some technical device (radio, TV etc.) or process is offered: 

Amount of rooms                                      Area I                                                     Area II                                                             
1-150                                                  1,00 € per room per month                   0,80 € per room per month
151-200                                              179 € /month                                            143 € /month

for each additional  50                   +27 € /month                                          +22 € /month

For music performed in  public rooms of the hotel or other accommodation establishment (lobby, hallway)- depending on the size of the hotel and the amount of rooms:

Amount of rooms Area I Area II
1-50 14 € /month 11 € /month
51-100 21 € /month 17 € /month
101-200 33 € /month 26 € /month
201 or more 44 €/ month 35 € /month

 

These license fee rates do not include the amount of VAT added by EAÜ under the Value-Added Tax Act, which is calculated from the EAÜ commission and is shown as a separate line on the invoice provided by EAÜ.

These license fee rates are valid from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021.