Coronavirus - important information from the Tax Administration

Rate for:

Value added tax

Value added tax (VAT) is payable on sales of most goods and services. On this page, you will find the standard rates for VAT. Some sectors and areas have specific rates for VAT.

The low rate will be temporarily reduced from 12 to 6 percent

The change will be in effect

  • from and including 1 April 2020
  • to and including 31 October 2020

The low rate applies to passenger transport, accommodation, public broadcasting and entry to cinemas, sports events, amusement parks and experience centres, among other things.

The change is part of the package of measures in connection with the coronavirus situation.


Normal rate

25%

Foodstuffs

15%

Passenger transport, cinema tickets, letting of rooms*

12%

*Passenger transport, accommodation, public broadcasting and entry to cinemas, sporting events, amusement parks and activity centres.