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2018 VAT rate changes

  • Dec 19, 2017 | Jason Moore

2018 VAT rate changes

Below is a summary of the principle VAT rate changes in the European Union and the rest of the world on 1 January 2018. Find details of 2018 EU VAT rates for the 28 member states or International VAT and GST rates 2018.

A reported VAT rise in South Sudan is to be confirmed.

Country VAT change
Cyprus Imposition of 19% standard VAT rate on land transactions for business use
Latvia Introduction of Super Reduced 5% VAT rate
Liechtenstein VAT rate cut to 7.7%
Lebanon Increases VAT to 11%
Montenegro Raises VAT to 21%
Norway Reduced VAT rate increased to 12%
Saudi Arabia Introduction of 5% VAT 1 Jan
Switzerland VAT rate cut to 7.7%
Tunisia Raises VAT to 19%
United Arab Emirates Introduction of 5% VAT 1 Jan
Vanuatu Raises VAT to 15%

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Jason Moore
Avalara Author Jason Moore
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India.