VAT around the world

The VAT can vary in different countries due to their fiscal autonomy and implemented economic policies. The differences in VAT rates are influenced by factors such as the fiscal needs of the country, the structure of its economy, tax revenue objectives, and policies aimed at stimulating or discouraging consumption.

Here’s a table with examples of VAT rates in some important countries:

CountryStandard RateReduced RateSuper Reduced Rate
Germany19%7%
France20%5.5%2.1%
United Kingdom
Spain21%10%4%
Portugal
Netherlands
Italy
Greece
Sweden
Norway
Finland
Denmark
Belgium
Poland
Ireland
Romania
Turkey
Russia
Brazil
Japan
India
Canada
South Korea
Australia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Thailand
Israel
Argentina
UAE
Singapour