International VAT and GST rates 2016

Updated 1 June 2016.  Below is a summary of the standard and reduced VAT (Values Added Tax) and GST (Goods & Sales Tax) rates across the world.  You can review detailed 2016 EU VAT rates here for the 28 member states here.

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Afghanistan VAT rates
10 % Standard Business Receipts Tax
2 % Reduced Business Receipts Tax
Albania VAT rates
20 % Standard
Andorra VAT rates
9.5 % Standard Banking and other financial services
4.5 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
Angola VAT rates
10 % Standard Consumption Tax
Anguilla VAT rates
0 % - No VAT regime
Antigua and Barbuda VAT rates
15 % Standard
Argentina VAT rates
27 % Standard Telecoms; water; energy and gas
21 % Standard IVA Federal VAT
10.5 % Reduced Reduced rate: medical; construction of housing; fruit, vegetables and meat; public and taxi transport
3 % Standard IIBB local taxes to 6%
Armenia VAT rates
20 % Standard
3.5 % - turnover tax on small and medium sized enterprises
Aruba VAT rates
1.5 % Standard Sales Tax
Australia GST rates
10 % Standard Goods & Sales Tax (GST)
Austria VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
13 % Reduced Domestic flights; entrance to cultural and sporting events; entrance to cinemas; agricultural supplies; wine production; hotel accommodation.
10 % Reduced Basic foodstuffs; water supplies; pharmaceutical products; public transport; newspapers and periodicals; printed books; pay and cable TV; TV licence; social services; cleaning in private households; public refuse collection; restaurants.
Azerbaijan VAT rates
18 % Standard
0 % Reduced Oil & gas industry; gold
Bahamas VAT rates
7.5 % Standard
Bahrain VAT rates
0 % - No VAT
Bangladesh VAT rates
15 % Standard
9 % Reduced Advertising
6 % Reduced Commercial renting
5 % Reduced Domestic electricity
4.5 % Reduced Professional services
2.25 % Reduced Hospital and cleaning services
1.5 % Reduced Land and construction developme
Barbados VAT rates
17.5 % Standard
Belarus VAT rates
20 % Standard (since 1st Jan 2010
Belgium VAT rates
21 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
12 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; certain agricultural supplies; some social housing; restaurants (all beverages excluded); certain energy products e.g. coal, lignite, coke; certain tyres and inner tubes for agricultural use.
6 % Reduced Some foodstuffs (including takeaway food); water supplies; some pharmaceutical products; some medical equipment for disabled persons; transport of passengers; some books; newspapers and periodicals (with certain exceptions); entrance to cultural events and amusement parks; social housing; certain repair and renovation of private dwellings; some agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; addmission to sporting events; use of sports facilities; some social services; certain undertaker and cremation services; minor repairs (including bicycles, shoes and leather goods, clothing and household linen).
Belize VAT rates
12.5 % Standard General Sales Tax
Benin VAT rates
18 % Standard VAT
Bermuda VAT rates
0 % - No VAT
Bhutan VAT rates
5 % Standard to 50% Sales Tax
Bolivia VAT rates
13 % Standard VAT is on gross amount, and so effective rate is 14.94%
Bonaire VAT rates
6 % Standard to 8% Goods
4 % Standard to 6% Services
Bosnia and Herzegovina VAT rates
17 % Standard
Botswana VAT rates
12 % Standard since April 2010
Brazil VAT rates
17 % Standard to 19% ICMS depending on state. Higher rate 25%
12 % Reduced reduced ICMS rate on inter-state supplies
7 % Reduced reduced ICMS rate on designated remote states transactions
0 % - ICMS rate on e-commerce
2 % - to 5% Local Municipal Service Tax ISS
1.65 % - to 7.6% Federal Gross Revenue Tax PIS
British Virgin Islands VAT rates
0 % - No VAT
Brunei VAT rates
0 % - No VAT
Bulgaria VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
9 % Reduced Hotel accommodation and camping
Burkina Faso VAT rates
18 % Standard
Burundi VAT rates
18 % Standard replaced the 17% Transaction Tax in July 2009
Cambodia VAT rates
10 % Standard
Cameroon VAT rates
19.25 % Standard
Cape Verde VAT rates
15 % Standard
Caymen Islands VAT rates
0 % - No VAT
Central African Republic VAT rates
19 % Standard
Chad VAT rates
18 % Standard
Chile VAT rates
19 % Standard
China VAT rates
11 % Standard retail; entertainment; hotel; restaurants; catering services; real estate and construction, telephony calls; postal; transport and logistic. Replaced the old 5.5% Business Tax in a reform lasting between 2012 and May 2016.
6 % Standard financial services and insurance; telephony and internet data; IT; Technology; Consulting; Broadcast. Replaced the old 5.5% Business Tax in a reform lasting between 2012 and May 2016.
3 % - Chinese National Education
2 % - Chinese Local Education Taxes
7 % - City Maintance & Construction Taxes
Columbia VAT rates
16 % Standard
5 % Reduced reduced rate on: property; foodstuffs
3 % Reduced reduced rate on: livestock
4 % - to 8% Consumption Tax (since Jan 2013)
Comoros VAT rates
10 % Standard
Cook Islands VAT rates
15 % Standard
Costa Rica VAT rates
13 % Standard Sales Tax
10 % Reduced Wood supplies
5 % Reduced Restaurants
Cote d'Ivoire VAT rates
18 % Standard
Croatia VAT rates
25 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
13 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; water supplies (excluding bottled water); newspapers (other than daily published newspapers with less than 50% advertising content); periodicals (magazines other than science periodicals with less than 50% advertising content); tickets for concerts; hotel accomodation; restaurants.
5 % Reduced Some foodstuffs (including bread, milk and infant formula); pharmaceutical products (only approved medicines prescribed by a doctor); some medical equipment; educational books; daily newspapers (with less than 50% advertising content); science periodicals; admission to cinema.
Cuba VAT rates
2.5 % - to 20% Sales Tax
Curacao VAT rates
6 % Standard Sales Tax
Cyprus VAT rates
19 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
9 % Reduced Some passenger transport; hotel accomodation; restaurants.
5 % Reduced Basic foodstuffs; water supplies; pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; childrens car seats; some public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events and amusement parks; writers and composers; renovation and repair of private dwellings; some agricultural supplies; admission to sports events; domestic waste collection; hairdressing.
Czech Republic VAT rates
21 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
15 % Reduced Foodstuffs (excluding essential child nutrition); water supplies; medical equipment for disabled persons; children's car seats; public transport; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events, shows and amusement parks; writers and composers; social housing; renovation and repair of private dwellings; cleaning of private households; some agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; admission to sporting events; use of sporting facilities; social services; supplies to undertaker and cremation services; medical and dental care; domestic care services.
10 % Reduced Foodstuffs classed as essential child nutrition; pharmaceutical products; books.
Democratic Republic of the Congo VAT rates
16 % Standard Sales Tax
Denmark VAT rates
25 % Standard All taxable goods and services.
0 % Reduced Newspapers and journals
Djbouti VAT rates
10 % - to 33% Sales Tax
Dominica VAT rates
15 % Standard
10 % Reduced Hotel accommodation
Dominican Republic VAT rates
18 % Standard
13 % Reduced Basic foodstuffs
Dubai VAT rates
0 % - No VAT
Ecuador VAT rates
14 % Standard until June 2017
Egypt VAT rates
10 % Standard General Sales Tax
100 % - higher General Sales Tax rate on: alcohol; tobacco
45 % - higher General Sales Tax rate on: powerful cars
25 % - higher General Sales Tax rate on: Audio visual equipment; airconditioners
15 % - higher General Sales Tax rate on: telecoms services
5 % Reduced reduced General Sales Tax rate on: coffee; soap
El Salvador VAT rates
13 % Standard
Equatorial Guinea Sales Tax rates
15 % Standard Sales Tax
6 % Reduced reduced Sales Tax
Eritrea Sales Tax rates
4 % Standard Sales Tax
3 % - Reduced rates: 3%, 5%, 10%, 12%
Estonia VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
9 % Reduced Pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; books; newspapers and periodicals; hotel accommodation.
0 % Zero Supply of aircraft, supply of seagoing vessels, intra-community supply of goods, export of goods, insurance, financial services and certain healthcare activities.
Ethiopia VAT rates
15 % Standard
Federated States of Micronesia VAT rates
3 % - to 5% Sales Tax
Fiji VAT rates
9 % Standard
10 % - Service Turnover Tax Jan 2016
Finland VAT rates
24 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
14 % Reduced Foodstuffs; some agricultural supplies; restaurants.
10 % Reduced Pharmaceutical products; public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals (sold on subscription); admission to cultural events and amusement parks; TV licence; writers and composers; hotel accommodation; admission to sports events.
France VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
10 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; some pharmaceutical products; public transport; admission to amusement park (with cultural aspect); pay/cable TV; some renovation and repairs of private dwellings; some cleaning in private households; some agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; restaurants (excluding alcoholic beverages); some domestic waste collection; certain domestic care services.
5.5 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; water supplies, medical equipment for disabled persons; books (excluding those with pornographic or violent content); admission to certain cultural events; writers and composers; some social housing; admission to sports events; some domestic care services.
2.1 % Reduced Some pharmaceutical products; newspapers and periodicals; TV licence.
Gabon VAT rates
18 % Standard
Gambia VAT rates
15 % Standard VAT since 1 Jan 2013
Georgia VAT rates
18 % Standard
Germany VAT rates
19 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
7 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; water supplies; medical equipment for disabled persons; some public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events; writers and composers; agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; admission to sports events; social services; medical and dental care.
Ghana VAT rates
15 % Standard 15% since Jan 2014 plus National Health Insurance Levy 2.5% = 17.5% on most goods and services
3 % Reduced Reduced VAT rate on: flat-rate scheme for small entrepreneurs
Gibraltar VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Greece VAT rates
24 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
13 % Reduced Basic foodstuffs; water supplies; some pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; some agricultural supplies; undertaker and cremation services; domestic care services.
6 % Reduced Some pharmaceutical products; books; newspapers and periodicals; theatre admission; hotel accommodation.
Grenada VAT rates
15 % Standard (replaced general consumption tax of 10% in Feb 2010)
Guam Sales Tax rates
4 % Standard
Guatemala VAT rates
12 % Standard
Guernsey VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Guinea VAT rates
20 % Standard (Jan 2016)
Guyana VAT rates
16 % Standard
Haiti VAT rates
10 % Standard
Honduras VAT rates
18 % Standard Higher VAT rate on: alcohol; tobacco; fizzy drinks
15 % Standard Sales Tax
Hong Kong VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Hungary VAT rates
27 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
18 % Reduced Certain foodstuffs; admission to certain open air concerts; hotel accommodation.
5 % Reduced Certain foodstuffs (including bulk supply of live pigs, cattle, sheep, lamb, goat and their meat); pharmaceutical products (intended for human use); medical equipment for disabled persons; books; newspapers and periodicals.
Iceland VAT rates
24 % Standard (since 1 Jan 2015)
11 % Reduced Hotels; books; TV broadcasting; foodstuffs
India VAT rates
12 % - to 15% depending on State
15 % Standard Service Tax 15% (since June 2016)
% - CENVAT (Central VAT) is made up of 12% rate + 3% Education Excess on the 12% = 12.36 since March 2012
% - VAT: 12.5% to 16% (Reduced Rates 1% to 5.5%; Higher Rate of 20% to 30%)
Indonesia VAT rates
10 % Standard
8.4 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: cigarette supplies
4 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: in-house construction
Iran VAT rates
8 % Standard
Iraq VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Ireland VAT rates
23 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
13.5 % Reduced Certain foodstuffs; children's car seats; social housing; renovation and repair of private dwellings; cleaning in private households; some agricultural supplies; medical and dental care; collection of domestic waste; minor repairs of bicycles, shoes and leather goods and household linen; energy for heating and light; moveable property used in the construction and maintenance of immovable property; supply of immovable property; routine cleaning of immovable property; services relating to the care of the human body; certain tourist services; photography services; services supplied by jockeys; works of art and antiques; short term hire of certain passenger vehicles; driving schools; services supplied by veterinary surgeons.
9 % Reduced Certain foodstuffs; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events and amusement parks; hotel accommodation; restaurants (excluding all beverages); use of sports facilities; hairdressing.
4.8 % Reduced Livestock intended for use in the preparation of foodstuffs; agricultural supplies.
Isle of Man VAT rates
20 % Standard
Israel VAT rates
17 % Standard (since 1 October 2015)
8.5 % Reduced payroll services for government bodies
Italy VAT rates
22 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
10 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; water supplies; some pharmaceutical products; public transport; admission to cultural events; some social housing; renovation and repair of private dwellings; some agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; restaurants; admission to certain sports events; certain social services; collection of domestic waste.
4 % Reduced Some food products; certain medical equipment for disabled persons; certain books; newspapers and some periodicals; e-books; online journals newspapers; TV licence; some social housing; some agricultural supplies; certain social services.
Japan Consumption tax rates
8 % Standard consumption tax (since 1 April 2014)
Jersey VAT rates
5 % - GST (since June 2011)
Jordan VAT rates
16 % Standard
8 % Reduced
Kazakhstan VAT rates
12 % Standard
Kenya VAT rates
16 % Standard
Kiribati VAT rates
12.5 % Standard (since April 2014)
Kosovo VAT rates
18 % Standard
8 % Reduced
Kuwait VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Kyrgyzstan VAT rates
12 % Standard (since 2008)
Laos rates
10 % Standard
Latvia VAT rates
21 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
12 % Reduced Food products for infants; pharmaceutical products; medical products for disabled persons; public transport; books; newspaper and periodicals; hotel accommodation.
Lebanon rates
10 % Standard
Lesotho VAT rates
14 % Standard
6 % Reduced public electricity
Liberia GST rates
10 % Standard Higher GST rate on: hotels; gambling; travel services and international travel
7 % Standard Goods & Services Tax (a turnover tax on limited range of services)
7 % - Telecoms Surtax on top of 7% GST
Libya VAT rates
0 % - No VAT regime; other taxes
Liechtenstein VAT rates
8 % Standard
Lithuania VAT rates
21 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
9 % Reduced Public transport (on regular routes); books; newspapers and periodicals; hotel accommodation.
5 % Reduced Pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons.
Luxembourg VAT rates
17 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
14 % Reduced Certain wines; certain fuels; washing and cleaning products; printed advertising matter; heating and airconditioning; safe custody and administration of securities; administration of credit and credit guarantees.
8 % Reduced Cleaning in private households; minor repairs of bicycles, shoes and leather goods, clothing and household linen; hairdressing.
3 % Reduced Foodstuffs; water supplies; certain pharmaceutical products; certain medical equipment for disabled persons; public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events and amusement parks; pay TV/cable TV; writers and composers; some social housing; some agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; restaurants (excluding alcoholic beverages); admission to sports events; use of sports facilities; some social services; undertaker and cremation services; medical and dental care; collection of domestic waste.
Macedonia VAT rates
18 % Standard
Madagascar VAT rates
20 % Standard (since January 2008)
Malawi VAT rates
16.5 % Standard (since 2009)
Malaysia GST rates
6 % Standard (since 1 April 2015 replaced Sales and Services Taxes)
Maldives GST rates
6 % Standard Goods & Service Tax
12 % Standard increased GST rate on tourism services
Mali VAT rates
18 % Standard
Malta VAT rates
18 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
7 % Reduced Letting or provision of accommodation in premises licensed under the Malta Travel and Tourism Act e.g. hotels and guesthouses
5 % Reduced Some confectionery; medical equipment for disabled persons; books; newspapers and periodicals; cultural events; minor repairs of shoes and leather goods, bicycles, clothing, domestic care services; supply of electricity; medical accessories; works of art; antiques; minor domestic repairs; hiring of premises for cultural activities; museum and exhibition entrance fees;and household linens.
% Zero Food for human consumption; pharmaceuticals; transport by scheduled bus service; school transport; scheduled inter-island sea transport; employer-organized transport; supply of gold; supply of sea vessels; supply of aircraft; supplies of goods on-board cruise liners; brokerage services; international transport; intra-Community supplies; exports and international goods traffic.
Mauritania VAT rates
16 % Standard (since 2015)
18 % Standard Higher Rate on petrol-related goods and telecommunications
Mauritius VAT rates
15 % Standard (since 2002)
Mexico VAT rates
16 % Standard
Moldova VAT rates
20 % Standard
Monaco VAT rates
20 % Standard
Mongolia VAT rates
10 % Standard
Montenegro VAT rates
19 % Standard (since June 2013)
7 % Reduced Reduced VAT rate on: basic foodstuffs; public transport; hotel and other tourist accommodatio
Morocco VAT rates
20 % Standard
10 % Standard reduced VAT rate on: tourism; foodstuffs
7 % Standard reduced VAT rate on: basic foodstuffs; supply of water
Mozambique VAT rates
17 % Standard
Myanmar VAT rates
5 % - to 30% Sales Tax
Namibia VAT rates
15 % Standard (30% higher rate dropped Oct 2002)
Nepal VAT rates
13 % Standard
Netherlands VAT rates
21 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
6 % Reduced Foodstuffs; water supplies; certain pharmaceutical products; certain medical equipment for disabled persons; some public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events and amusement parks; writers and composers; certain renovation and repair of private dwellings; certain cleaning of private households; agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; restaurants (excluding alcoholic beverages); admission to sports events; use of sports facilities; minor repairs of bicycles; shoes and leather goods; clothing and household linen; hairdressing.
New Zealand GST rates
15 % Standard GST (1 Oct 2010)
9 % Reduced Long term accomodation
Nicaragua VAT rates
15 % Standard
Niger VAT rates
19 % Standard
Nigeria VAT rates
5 % Standard
North Korea VAT rates
% - up to 15%
Norway VAT rates
25 % Standard
15 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: foodstuffs and beverages
11.11 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: supply of fish
10 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: certain cultural and sporting activities
Oman VAT rates
0 % - No Vat regime
Pakistan Sales Tax rates
17 % Standard Sales Tax
Palestine Sales Tax rates
16 % Standard Sales Tax
Panama VAT rates
15 % Higher higher VAT rate on: cigarettes
10 % Higher higher VAT rate on: alcohol and hotels
7 % Standard (since July 2010)
Papua New Guinea VAT rates
10 % Standard
Paraguay VAT rates
10 % Standard
5 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: foodstuffs and basic consumer goods; real estate; certain agricultural goods; some basic financial services
Peru VAT rates
18 % Standard 18% since March 2011 (16% state VAT + 2% municipal VAT)
Philippines VAT rates
12 % Standard (Feb 2006
5 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: supplies to the government
Poland VAT rates
23 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
5 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; certain books and periodicals; some agricultural supplies.
8 % Reduced Certain foodstuffs; water supplies; pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; children's car seats; public transports; some newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events and amusement parks; some pay TV/cable TV; writers and composers; social housing; certain renovation and repair of private dwellings; certain agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; restaurants (excluding alcoholic and certain other beverages); admission to sports events; use of sports facilities; undertaker and cremation services; collection of domestic waste; minor repairs of bicycles, shoes and leather goods, clothing and household linen; hairdressing.
Portugal VAT rates
23 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
13 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; admission to certain cultural events; restaurant & cafe food; some agricultural supplies; wine; diesel for agriculture.
6 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; water supplies; certain pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; childrens car seats; public transport; restaurant services; some books; certain newspapers and periodicals; TV licence; social housing; renovation and repair of private dwellings; certain agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; some social services; medical and dental care; collection of domestic waste, minor repairs of bicycles; domestic care services.
Puerto Rico VAT rates
12.5 % Standard Sales & Use Tax (1 July 2015) (11.5% State Tax + 1% Municipal Tax)
Qatar VAT rates
0 % - No VAT regime
Republic of the Congo VAT rates
18 % Standard
5 % Reduced
Romania VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
9 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; certain pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; books; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events and amusement parks; hotel accommodation.
5 % Reduced Social housing.
Russian Federation VAT rates
18 % Standard
10 % Reduced reduced VAT rate on: foodstuffs; livestock; children’s supplies
Rwanda VAT rates
18 % Standard
Samoa Sales Tax rates
15 % Standard Sales Tax
San Marino VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Sao Tome and Principe VAT rates
0 % - no VAT regime
Saudi Arabia VAT rates
0 % - No VAT regime
Senegal VAT rates
18 % Standard
Serbia VAT rates
20 % Standard (Oct 2012)
10 % Reduced basic foodstuffs; gas; tourism accommodation; live and cultural events
Seychelles VAT rates
15 % Standard for businesses with a turnover above SR 5 million (since Jan 2013)
Sierra Leone GST rates
15 % Standard GST (from 1 Jan 2010)
Singapore GST rates
7 % Standard GST (since July 07)
Slovakia VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
10 % Reduced Pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; books.
Slovenia VAT rates
22 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
9.5 % Reduced Foodstuffs; water supplies; pharmaceutical products; medical equipment for disabled persons; public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals; cultural events and themeparks; writers and composers; social housing; renovation and repairs of private dwellings; cleaning of private dwellings; agricultural supplies; restaurants (preparation of meals only); hotel accomodation; admission to sports events; use of sports facilities; undertaker and cremation services; domestic waste collection; minor repairs of bicycles, clothes and household linen, shoes and leather goods; domestic care services; hairdressing.
Solomon Islands Sales Tax rates
5 % - to 15% Sales Tax
Somalia VAT rates
10 % Standard
South Africa VAT rates
14 % Standard
South Korea VAT rates
10 % Standard
South Sudan VAT rates
5 % Standard on medium and large businesses
Spain VAT rates
21 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
4 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; some pharmaceutical products; some medical equipment for the disabled; some books; certain newspapers and periodicals; some social housing; some social services.
10 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; water supplies; certain pharmaceutical products; some medical equipment for disabled persons; public transport; some social housing; renovation and repair of private dwellings; agricultural supplies; hotel accomodation; restaurants, admission to certain sports events; some social services; domestic waste collection.
Sri Lanka VAT rates
15 % Standard
St Lucia VAT rates
15 % Standard (since Sept 2012)
7 % Reduced Hotel services
Sudan VAT rates
17 % Standard
Suriname Sales Tax rates
10 % Standard Goods
8 % Standard Services
Swaziland Sales Tax rates
14 % Standard Sales Tax
Sweden VAT rates
25 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
12 % Reduced Some foodstuffs; hotel accommodation; restaurants.
6 % Reduced Public transport; books; newspapers and periodicals; admission to cultural events; writers and composers; admission to sports events; use of sports facilities.
Switzerland VAT rates
8 % Standard (since 2011)
3.8 % Reduced Hotel accommodation
2.5 % Reduced Some basic foods and agricultural supplies; water; printed materials cultural and sporting events
0 % Zero Insurance, financial services, education, health.
Tahiti VAT rates
-113 % Standard Tourist Related Services
6 % Standard Hotel accommodation
Taiwan VAT rates
5 % Standard
15 % Higher Entertainment and restaurants
25 % Higher Establishments providing female meeting services
3 % Reduced Foreign investment company services
2 % Reduced Financial services
1 % Reduced Reinsurance services
Tajikistan VAT rates
20 % Standard
Tanzania VAT rates
18 % Standard
Thailand VAT rates
7 % Standard
Togo VAT rates
18 % Standard
Tonga Sales Tax rates
15 % Standard Sales Tax
Trinidad and Tobago VAT rates
12.5 % Standard (Feb 2016)
Tunisia VAT rates
18 % Standard
12 % Reduced Reinsurance services
6 % Reduced Medical and veterinarian services; paper for journals
Turkmenistan VAT rates
15 % Standard
Turks and Caicos Islands VAT rates
0 % - No VAT regime
Tuvalu Sales Tax rates
5 % Standard Sales Tax
Uganda VAT rates
18 % Standard (since July 2005)
Ukraine VAT rates
20 % Standard
7 % Reduced Pharmaceutical supplies
United Arab Emirates VAT rates
0 % - No VAT regime
United Kingdom VAT rates
20 % Standard All other taxable goods and services.
5 % Reduced Children’s car seats, social housing, domestic electricity, gas and other domestic energy supplies, energy-saving domestic installations and goods.
0 % Zero Social housing, printed books, journals and other printed materials, renovations to private housing, collections of domestic refuse, household water supplies, basic foods, pharmaceutical products, certain medical supplies, passenger transport and children’s clothing.
United States Sales Tax rates
% - Information about US Sales Tax rates
Uruguay VAT rates
22 % Standard
10 % Reduced Foodstuffs; hotels and tourism; transport and diesel
Uzbekistan VAT rates
20 % Standard
Vanuatu VAT rates
12.5 % Standard
Venezuela VAT rates
12 % Standard
8 % Reduced Some human and animal foodstuffs; domestic airlines; some professional services; construction
Vietnam VAT rates
10 % Standard
5 % Reduced Basic foodstuffs; transport
15 % Higher Luxury goods
Yemen VAT rates
5 % Standard General Sales Tax
2 % Reduced certain metals
3 % Reduced high-value gold or jewellery
10 % Higher International telephony and mobile phones
Zambia VAT rates
16 % Standard
Zimbabwe VAT rates
15 % Standard
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