Standard VAT rate


Country code


Reduced VAT rates

10%, 13%

Super reduced rate


VAT returns

Monthly or Quarterly (VAT returns are followed by an annual return)

VAT number format

AT U12345678

Latest news from Austria

Austria reduces VAT on hotels to 10%

From 1 November 2018, the Austrian government will amend its VAT law to reduce the VAT rate applied on hotel accommodation to 10%. This new rate brings Austria in line with most other European Union countries who already impose a reduced VAT rate on this type of service.

Reminder: The Austrian VAT rate on accommodation will increase

From 1 May 2016 the VAT rate on accommodation services in Austria will increase from 10% to 13%.

Application of TOMS extended from January 2016 in Austria

From 1 January 2016 Austria has extended the application of TOMS to apply to supplies of travel services made to both VAT registered customers as well as consumers. TOMS is a simplified process for tour operators and by using this it means that they only have to pay VAT on their profit.