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Mexico reintroduces border reduced VAT

  • Jul 6, 2018 | Richard Asquith

Mexico reintroduces border reduced VAT

Mexico is planning to reintroduce a reduced VAT rate in the 19 mile border area next to the US border. The rate for standard supplies will be 8% compared to the regular 16%.

Until 2013, there was a reduced VAT rate of 11% in operation near the border.


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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.