Mauritius VAT changes

Wed 1st Apr 2015

The Mauritius VAT compliance regime is changing following this week’s 2015/16 budget.

Then changes include:

  • The VAT registration threshold is to rise to MUR6 million per annum
  • VAT exemptions for plant and equipment for the oil extraction and production industry
  • An import VAT exemption for organic produce is to be introduced
  • The levy on telephone SMS messages is being scrapped from July
  • Companies with a turnover below MUR 10 million may opt for monthly VAT returns instead of quarterly

The standard VAT rate in Mauritius is 18%.



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