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Check the VAT rates applicable in 2024 to your products and services in Europe - in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU), in Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
The structure of VAT rates, partially harmonized within the European Union, will evolve, and the list of products that can benefit from reduced rates as well: this is what the…

Finland – Consideration of rate changes on certain products

Finland plans to increase the rate from 10% to 14% for the following products and services: Books Access to certain cultural and sporting events film screenings pharmaceutical products Conversely, the government plans to reduce the rate from 24% to 14% for the following products:  pads  diapers To date, the measure has not yet been adopted,...
25 June 2023
VAT rates in 2021 in the 27 member states of the European Union and in Europe.

Cyprus – New 3% VAT rate planned in Cyprus

A proposal has been published to introduce a 3% VAT rate in Cyprus. If adopted by the Council of Ministers, this rate should apply to : books, magazines and similar products (physical or electronic media) stairs, elevators and wheelchairs for the disabled orthopedic appliances street cleaning and dog collection services, wastewater disposal and treatment at...
10 May 2023

Portugal – application of the 0% VAT rate to certain basic necessities

Portugal now applies a 0% VAT rate to 44 so-called basic necessities. These are food products, fruits (pears, apples, bananas, etc.), vegetables (onions, tomatoes, broccoli, etc.), fish (cod, sardines, hake, etc.), meats(beef, chicken, turkey, etc.) and other products(eggs, butter, etc.) The measure takes effect in April 2023 and expires on October 31, 2023.
Country Briefs
25 April 2023

Czech Republic – Rate change planned for 2024

The Czech Republic is considering consolidating the two reduced VAT rates of 15% and 10% into a single rate of 14% or 13%. The standard rate would remain at 21%. The 15% VAT rate currently applies to certain books, medical products and foodstuffs. The 10% VAT rate applies to certain pharmaceutical products, cultural events, catering...
Country Briefs
16 April 2023
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