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Albania cuts tourism VAT rate

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  • 04 April 2017 | Richard Asquith

Albania cuts tourism VAT rate

Albania has cut its VAT rate on tourism from the standard rate of 20% to the 6% reduced rate.

Most countries in Europe operate reduced VAT rates for tourism-related services, including hotel accommodation.

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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 is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.