The Netherlands confirm that the VAT rate on face masks will temporarily be reduced to 0%

15 May 2020

The Netherlands government have confirmed that from 25 May to 1 September 2020, the VAT rate on face masks will be temporarily reduced from 21% to 0%. This follows the Dutch government’s announcement that from 1 June 2020 the wearing of face masks on all forms of public transport will be compulsory.

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