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Mexico exempts live events from VAT

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  • 17 October 2013 | Richard Asquith

Mexico exempts live events from VAT

As part of its attempts to push through a range of tax reforms, the Mexican tax authorities have confirmed that they will exempt live, public events from the Mexican VAT net.

Mexican VAT is currently 16%.  EU VAT rates are generally reduced for public cultural events.

The other VAT measures included in the Mexican reforms include:


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.