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2021 global VAT & GST rate changes

  • Jan 1, 2021 | Richard Asquith

Below are the scheduled 2021 VAT rate changes around the world. Sign-up for your regular VAT newsletter or our monthly VAT blog, VATVoice.

2021 VAT rate changes

Date Country Rate Current rate New Rate
01/01/2021 Belgium Reduced 6% 12%
01/01/2021 Colombia Reduced 0% 8%
01/01/2021 Costa Rica Reduced   1%
01/01/2021 Lithuania Reduced 9% 21%
01/01/2021 Mexico Reduced 16% 8%
01/01/2021 Moldova Reduced 15% 12%
01/01/2021 Romania Reduced 20% 5%
01/01/2021 Russia Reduced 20% 10%
09/01/2021 Greece Reduced 5% 9%
10/01/2021 Cyprus Reduced 5% 9%
08/02/2021 Hungary Reduced 5% 27%
01/03/2021 Ireland Standard 21% 23%
01/04/2021 Jamaica Standard 15% 16.5%
01/04/2021 Botswana Standard 12% 14%
01/04/2021 UK Reduced 5% 20%
04/04/2021 Uruguay Reduced 13% 22%
30/04/2021 Greece Reduced 13% 24%
01/06/2021 Norway Reduced 6% 12%
01/07/2021 Greece Reduced - -
01/07/2021 Turkey Reduced 8% 18%
01/07/2021 Malaysia Reduced 0% 6%
16/08/2022 Czech Reduced 10% 15%
01/01/2022 Austria Reduced 5% 10%
01/01/2022 Bulgaria Reduced 9% 20%
01/01/2022 Moldova Reduced 12% 20%

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Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.