Holiday homes are popular investments in all holiday regions in Germany and offer dual benefits. This is because in the attractive tourist destinations by the sea or in the mountains, holiday properties can be rented out as interesting yield properties. In addition to letting, the owners can also use their property themselves for holidays or on weekends. With the current low financing interest rates and the stable real estate market with attractive appreciation, well-chosen holiday properties are undoubtedly a good investment. As with all investments, the tax office also wants to make money on a holiday home. Mixed use in particular can lead to tax issues. What taxes are payable on a holiday home? How can landlords avoid certain types of tax? What can be deducted to reduce the tax burden?