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Egypt VAT help for coronavirus

  • May 15, 2020 | Richard Asquith

15 May - VAT payments for the tourism, hotels and related accomodation sector for three months

12 May - powers have been granted to defer tax returns and payments for three months from 7 May

3 May - The Egyptian Tax Authority has relaxed Value Added Tax filings to assist entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 crisis.

February VAT returns are now due by 10 May instead of 30 April. Taxpayers may also now make electronic payments of tax or cash deposits without processing charges. 

Other tax easements have been introduced. 

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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 can be contacted at: 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.
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