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Estonia raises hotel VAT 2017

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  • 18 June 2015 | Richard Asquith

Estonia raises hotel VAT 2017

Estonia if to raise the VAT rate on hotel accommodation from 9% to 14% from 1 January 2017.

The measure is part of a package of tax reforms aimed at reducing the takes on labour. This will have the long term goal of stimulating job growth. In addition to the VAT rise, there will be a duty rise in alcohol by 15% from early 2016.

The current standard Estonian VAT rate is 20%.


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.