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Egypt VAT rises to 14%

  • Jun 28, 2017 | Richard Asquith

Egypt VAT rises to 14%

The Egyptian VAT rate rises from 13% to 14% on 1 July 2017.

Egypt introduced VAT in 2016 at 13%.  It replaced a 10% Sales Tax.  The plan had been to raise VAT to 14% in October of this year, but a worsening fiscal environment forced the rise to be brought forward.


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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: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 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.