Finland VAT rates increased effective January 2013

All VAT rates are raised by one percentage point in 2013. The new VAT rates are:

  • 24 %: The general rate
  • 14 %: The reduced rate for the supply of foodstuffs, animal feed and restaurant and catering services
  • 10 %: The reduced rate for the supply of books, pharmaceutical products, services creating opportunities for physical exercise, passenger transportation, accommodation, the remuneration  received by Yleisradio Oy from the TV and radio fund and by Ålands Radio and TV  based on the TV licence fees, the entrance fees to cultural and recreational events, the supply and import of works of art in certain situations, the subscriptions of newspapers and periodicals and the remuneration relating to a copyright where received by an organization representing the copyright owners.
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