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Cape Verde cuts VAT to 15%

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  • 18 January 2016 | Richard Asquith

Cape Verde cuts VAT to 15%

Cape Verde has dropped its standard VAT rate from 15.5% to 15% from 1 January 2016.

The 15.5% rate was a temporary measure introduced on 1 January 2015. Prior to this, the rate was 15%.


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.