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Our snapshot view of VAT rates enables you to compare the standard rate with reduced rate of VAT in each country. Further country specific VAT information and the latest news updates can be found by clicking on the country link.

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Common questions

Yes, potentially you will need to charge VAT on the sale of these goods. In order to know for sure we will have to look at where and to which type of customer you are selling the goods, therefore in order to get a definitive answer please contact us.

You could potentially have a requirement to VAT register and charge VAT on the supply of services in the EU, this largely depends on the type of service you are providing and who you are providing this to. For a more definitive answer and a free VAT consultation please contact us.

No as these are zero rated sales for VAT purposes. However in order to export from the EU you will need to have an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number and may also be required to register for VAT in the country that you are making the sale from. For a more definitive answer and if you would like help in obtaining an EORI number or a VAT account please contact us.

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Greece cuts VAT rate on some food items, including for restaurant and hotel services

Greece has confirmed that from 20 May 2019, the following VAT rate reductions will take effect: From 24% to 13% on: all kinds of pasta and bread, fish and crustaceans, coffee, tea, fruit juices and vegetables, salt, vinegar, various food items based on cereals, flours, starches, and food items for the preparation of sauces, broth… Read More

Russia B2B e-services VAT simplification

From 1 January 2019, Russia has amended its current VAT legislation to state that non-resident businesses selling digital services to businesses in Russia have to VAT register and charge VAT on their supplies. However, the Russian tax authorities have now confirmed that the business customers in the transaction can withhold the VAT payments and submit… Read More

Spain plans to cut VAT on e-books to 4%

Spain has proposed to cut the VAT rate applicable to e-books from 21% to 4% and hopes to implement this next year. This follows the EU Council’s proposal to allow EU member states to cut rates on electronic publications to match their printed equivalents, please click here for the full article.