Egyptian VAT rates

VAT is due on all goods and services supplied domestically or imported. Exports are exempted.

The following VAT rates are in place:

Egyptian VAT rates

Rate Type Which goods or services
14% Standard All other supplies of goods, services and imports
5% Reduced Capital equipment used by taxable businesses; basic foodstuffs; agricultural supplies; construction of new properties; consulting services; and oil products.
0% Zero Exports and related services.
% - Exempt: Financial services; medical supplies; healthcare; public broadcasting; education; domestic energy; basic foodstuffs; and the sale and leasing of real estate.

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