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Romania cuts reduced VAT on hotels and restaurants

  • Dec 8, 2018 | Richard Asquith

Romania cuts reduced VAT on hotels and restaurants

Romania has reclassified the following supplies from its 9% reduced VAT rate to the 5% rate:

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Restaurants and catering services (includes supply of food in bars, cafes and nightclubs)

It has also moved the following services from the standard 19% rate to the 5% reduced rate:

  • Sports facilities
  • Amusement parks

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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 is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.