Austria reduced VAT rate increase 2016

Thu 3rd Sep 2015

Austria has confirmed plans to raise its reduced VAT rate from 10% to 13% from 1 January 2016 on the following services:

  • Cultural events, including entrance to public museums and galleries
  • Domestic air travel
  • Sales of certain animal feeds

Accommodation services  will not be subject to the rise until 1 April 2016.  The measures were included in the 2015/16 Tax Act.