VAT news tagged as "Hotels"


Austrian hotel VAT rise delayed

October 8th, 2015

Plans to raise the Austrian VAT rate on accommodation services from 10% to 13% have been delayed until May 2016. The rise will also include charges for breakfast (which had been originally excluded from the change). Any accommodation provided as part of full board packages, including alcohol etc, would have to be split for VAT …


Austria reduced VAT rate increase 2016

September 3rd, 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 …


Denmark allows full deduction of hotel VAT 2015

September 8th, 2014

Denmark is to allow companies, resident and non-resident, to recover the input VAT incurred on hotel accommodation. Currently, only 75% of Danish VAT incurred on hotel stays for business purposes may be reclaimed through a VAT return or a VAT reclaim (for non-resident companies).  This will now become 100% from 1 January 2015. This follows …


Dominica cuts hotel VAT rates

August 3rd, 2014

Dominica is to reduce its VAT rate on hotel accommodation from 15% to 10%. The measure was announced in its 2014/2015 budget as part of a package of tax cuts to help attract foreign investment. Other changes included a cut in its corporate income tax rate from 30% to 25% by 2017. The drop in …

St Lucia

St Lucia raises VAT rate on tourism

March 15th, 2014

The VAT rate on tourism services and hotel accommodation in St Lucia is to rise on 1 April 2104 from 8% to 10%. The new rates in the Value Added Tax Act will affect: Tour firms providing guides and food and drinks to tourists Hotel rooms and related services The standard VAT rate in St …