Portugal cuts e-book and cultural service VAT rates

5 February 2019

Portugal have recently reclassified the VAT rate on the below services to the reduced VAT rate (6% in mainland Portugal, 5% in Madeira and 4% in Azores):

  • Digital e-books and online publications - This follows the EU Councils proposal to allow EU member states to cut rates on electronic publications to match their printed equivalents, please click here for the full article.


Entrance fees to cultural events.


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