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Italy VAT rate changes


Italy VAT rate changes

The Italian government has confirmed the Italian VAT rates of a number of goods, as follows:

  • Drinks provided via automatic vending machines will be charged at 10%.
  • Educational materials incorporating audit visual elements will be liable to the 4% VAT rate.

The above Italian VAT rates apply from 4 August 2013.


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.