VAT Rules in Different Countries
Here you will get the information of VAT Rates in Different Countries .
Standard VAT rate list for Online vat calculator
|Country||Standard VAT rate (%)|
|Antigua and Barbuda||15%|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||17%|
|Central African Republic||19%|
|Czechia (Czech Republic)||21%|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||18%|
|Eswatini (fmr. "Swaziland")||15%|
|Myanmar (formerly Burma)||5%|
|Papua New Guinea||10%|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||17%|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||16%|
|Sao Tome and Principe||0%|
|Trinidad and Tobago||12.5%|
|United Arab Emirates||5%|
|United States of America||10%|
The United Kingdom has the value-added taxation system and the standard rate here is 20 percent. Guernsey and Gibraltar are not part of the EU VAT area and the VAT rate here is 0 percent.
The reduced rate in the UK is 5% for residential energy/renovations/insulation, child safety seats, feminine hygiene products and mobility aids. For the life necessities like the basic food, medications, pharmaceutical equipment, water, public transport and books, the rate is 0%.The newly constructed buildings also have 0%. These are the UK VAT calculator rules.
The local name for VAT in the UK is Treth Ar Werth (TAW).
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Ireland is part of the EU and has 23 percent of standard rate for VAT. The reduced rate of VAT in Irish Republic are 13.5% or 9.0% or 4.8% or 0%.
The standard rate of VAT calculator in South Africa is 15 percent while the reduced rate is 0 percent. 0% is applicable on foodstuffs like bread, services or goods used for educational purposes(school computers), and the rent paid to the landlord by the renter of a house.
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Germany is an European Union country and has a 19% standard rate for VAT. The reduced rate of VAT in Germany is 7 percent for foodstuffs (luxury foodstuffs not included), flowers and books are also included.
The postage stamps also have the reduced rate of 0 percent. The other name of VAT in Germany is Mehrwertsteuer/Umsatzsteuer.
The current standard VAT rate in the Philippines is 12% and the amount of taxes is included in the final sales prices. Senior citizens are exempted to pay VAT on services and goods which are in their personal use.
The reduced rate of VAT in the Philippines is 6 percent. It is applicable on petroleum products, water and electricity services. It is 0 percent for the senior citizens ageing above 60 on medicines, fee of professional doctors, dental and medical services, admission fees on amusement centers, transportation fee and funeral and burial services after the death.
In India, VAT was introduced in 2005. The standard rate and the reduced rate for VAT in India is the same i.e 5.5%.
The standard rate of VAT in France is 20% whereas the reduced rate is 10% or 5.5% or 2.1%.
The standard VAT rate in Spain is 21% and in Canary Islands it is 7% as it is not part of the EU. The reduced VAT rate is 10% and 4 percent or 3 percent or 0 percent in Canary Islands.
Netherlands has 21% standard VAT rate. The reduced rate for VAT is 9% for the services and products like medicine, food, and art. There is a 0% reduced rate for the services or products that comes with already imposed tax.
The standard rate of VAT in the Bahamas is 7.5%, whereas the reduced rate is 7.5% or 0%.
Srilanka has a standard VAT rate of 12% while the reduced VAT rate there is 0%.
The standard rate of VAT in Malta is 18%. Their reduced rate of VAT is 7% or 5% or 0%.
Italy’s standard rate for VAT is 22% while for Livigno, it is 0%. The reduced rate is 10% and is applicable on hotels, tourism products, restaurants, some foodstuffs and plant protection products. It is 4% for some other products and services like books, seeds, and fertilizers.
In Poland, the standard VAT rate is 23% and the reduced VAT rate is 8 percent, 5 percent or 0%.
VAT’s standard rate in Belgium is 21%. Its reduced rate is 12% or 6% which is for food and other necessary consumables, while for some cases it is 0%.
Australia’s standard VAT rate is 10%. The reduced rate is 0% for fresh food, pharmaceutical and educational services, childcare, water, and other types of goods.
In Thailand, the standard VAT rate is 10% and the reduced VAT rate is 7%.
The standard VAT rate in Bulgaria is 20% whereas the reduced VAT rate is 9% or 0%.
Bahrain’s standard VAT rate is 7.5% while its reduced rate is 7.5% or 0%.
Cyprus has a standard VAT rate of 19%. The reduced VAT rate here is 5%. The reduced rate for taxi and bus transportation is 8%.
China’s standard VAT rate is 13%. The reduced VAT rate in China is 9% for printed matter, household fuels and for foods. It is 6 percent for service and 3 percent for non-value-added tax.
The standard VAT rate in Denmark is 25% while the reduced rate is 0%.
Finland has a 24% standard rate for VAT. The reduced rate is 14% for restaurants and foodstuffs, 10% for medicines, events and services, transport, hotels, magazines and books.
The standard VAT rate in Greece is 24% and 16% on Aegean islands. The reduced rate is 13%. Books, hotels and pharmaceutical products have a 6.5% reduced rate.
Georgia’s standard VAT rate is 18% while the reduced rate is 0%.
Hungary’s standard VAT rate is 27%. Its reduced VAT rate is 18% for dairy products, cereal products, 5% for medical equipment and pharmaceutical products, books, meat products and live music performance, 0% for the medical services, mother’s milk and postal services.
Standard rate of VAT in Mexico is 16% and the reduced rate is 0% on medicines, books and food.
The standard VAT rate in Norway is 25% whereas the reduced rate is 15% for food, 12% for hotel, cinema and public transport and it was 0% for electric cars till 2018.
Nepal’s standard rate for VAT is 13% and the reduced rate is 0%.
VAT’s standard rate in Portugal is 23%, Madeira has 22% and Azores’s standard rate is 18%. The reduced rate is 13% or 6% or 12% or 5%. In Madeira and 4% in Azores.
The standard rate of VAT for Turkey is 18%, and the reduced rate of VAT is 8 percent or 1 percent.
VAT’s standard rate in Pakistan is 17% whereas the reduced rates are 1% or 0%.
Panama’s VAT standard rate is 7%. The reduced rate of VAT for Panama is 0%.
Paraguay’s standard VAT rate is 10%. Its reduced rate is 5%.
Mongolia’s standard VAT rate is 10% whereas its reduced VAT rate is 0%.
VAT’s standard rate in Malaysia is 6%. The reduced rate of VAT in Malaysia is 0% for education, fresh food, medicines, and public transportation.
The VAT’s standard rate in Israel is 17% (0% in Eilat). The reduced rate in Israel is 0% on vegetables and fruits, intellectual property, diamonds, renting of apartments and the tourism services for foreign citizens.
Japan’s standard rate of VAT is 10% and the reduced rate on groceries is 8%.