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Seychelles introduces 15% VAT Jan 2013


Seychelles introduces 15% VAT Jan 2013

The Seychelles is to introduce Value Added Tax regime at 15% from 2013.

The latest Budget Act has been introduced will bring in VAT on tax-registered businesses with a turnover above SR 5 million per annum.  There is a provision for companies or tax-registered individuals below this threshold to VAT register on a voluntary basis.

Most basic foodstuffs will be exempt from the new tax.


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.