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Austria proposes reduced VAT rate hikes


Austria proposes reduced VAT rate hikes

Austria has proposed increases in the VAT rates to a range of goods.

The following goods, currently at the reduced rate of 10%, would become subject to a new reduced Austrian VAT rate of 13%:

  • Cultural events, including entrance to public museums and galleries
  • Domestic air travel
  • Sales of certain animal feeds

The measures were included in the 2015/16 Tax Act.

 


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.