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2022 global VAT & GST rate changes

  • Feb 4, 2022 | Alex Baulf

Below are the confirmed or scheduled 2022 VAT rate changes around the world. Sign-up for your regular VAT newsletter or our monthly VAT blog, VATVoice.

2022 VAT rate changes

Date Country Rate type Current (or
old) rate
New rate
15-Jan-22 Angola Standard
(consumer goods)
move to reduced rate
14% 7%
01-Jul-22 Anguilla Standard rate n/a 13%
01-Jan-22 Austria Reduced
(Hospitality reverts
to reduced rate)
5% 10%
01-Jan-22 Bahamas Standard 12% 10%
01-Jan-22 Bahrain Standard 5% 10%
01-Jul-22 Bhutan Standard n/a 20%
01-Apr-22 Indonesia Standard rate 10% 11%
01-Jan-22 New Caledonia Reduced (services) 6% 11%
01-Apr-22 United Kingdom Reduced
(Hospitality reverts
to reduced rate)
12.5% 20%

Alex Baulf as Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax, Avalara
Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax
Alex Baulf
Alex Baulf as Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax, Avalara
Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax Alex Baulf
Alex leads on global indirect tax at Avalara, leading on engagement with policy and business leaders to develop a tax and compliance environment that will streamline and accelerate commerce for the overall growth of the economy. With over 16 years experience in global VAT and GST and international indirect tax consultancy, Alex has specialised in analysing changing VAT requirements and advising on impact assessment and change management across processes, data and technology.
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