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Slovenia cuts e-book VAT to 5%

  • Nov 23, 2019 | Richard Asquith

The Slovenian National Assmebly has agreed to reduce the e-book VAT rate to 5% from 1 January 2020. This is a new rate being created in addition to the existing 9.5% reduced rate. The rate had already been reduced from the standard rate of 22% in September year to 9.5%.

The cut follows the 2018 agreement by the EU 28 member states to allow the harmonisation of eletronic publicattions with the reduced rates offered to their printed equiviliant. 

Many other EU e-book VAT rates have been cut since the agreement.


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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 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.
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