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Albania cuts hotel VAT rate

  • Jun 29, 2017 | Richard Asquith

Albania cuts hotel VAT rate

Albania has cut the VAT rate on hotel accommodation and services from 20% to 6%.

It joins the majority of European countries which subsidise the tourism industry with reduced VAT rates.  The exceptions include Denmark and the UK.


VP Global Indirect Tax
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 can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. 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.