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VAT rates in Sweden

Sweden imposes Value Added Tax (VAT) at different rates as follows for various goods and services:

1. Standard rate - 25%

The standard Swedish VAT is applicable to all taxable goods and services, except when a specific measure allows for a reduced rate.

2. Reduced rate - 12%

Some foodstuffs; non-alcoholic beverages; take away food; hotel accommodation; restaurant and catering services.

3. Reduced rate - 6%

Domestic passenger transport; books (including e-books); newspapers and some periodicals; admission to cultural events (excluding cinema); admission to sports events; use of sports facilities.

4. Zero rate - 0%

Printing and other services related to the production of magazines for non-profit making organizations; intra-community and international passenger transport.


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