Egypt VAT

Egypt introduced a Value Added Tax (VAT) regime on 8 September 2016, replacing a 10% Sales Tax. The VAT system follows the OECD-model, with tax due and reclaimable throughout the production chain until the final consumer.

VAT is termed Al Dareeba Ala el Qema Al Modafa locally and is administered by the Ministry of Finance.

Latest Egyptian news

Egypt VAT rises to 14%

June 29, 2017

The Egyptian VAT rate rises from 13% to 14% on 1 July 2017. Egypt introduced VAT in 2016 at 13%.  It replaced a 10%...

Egypt early VAT rise to 14% July 2017

January 19, 2017

Egypt has announced that it will bring forward to 1 July 2017 a 1% VAT rise to 14%. The original plan had been to...

Egypt 13% VAT 2016

August 29, 2016

Egypt will introduce Value Added Tax from October 2016 at 13%. The new rate was voted on in Parliament today. The standard rate will rise...