Free VAT Calculator

Add VAT to a price or take VAT off a price in one click with our online VAT calculator. Calculating VAT for VAT-inclusive and exclusive prices has never been easier.
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VAT calculator preset to UK standard rate 20%
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How to work out VAT

3 easy steps for VAT calculation
step 1

Check the VAT rate – it’s preset to 20 percentage

step 2

Enter the amount – Net amount or Gross amount

step 3

Click "Remove VAT" or "Add VAT" to calculate VAT amount.

What is VAT and how much is it in UK?

VAT (value added tax) is charged on most goods and services provided by VAT-registered businesses in the UK and the Isle of Man. It’s collected on behalf of HMRC by businesses that are VAT registered. After registration, each company receives its own VAT number. These same business can also claim VAT back on relevant purchases.
In the United Kingdom value-added tax was introduced in 1973 as a replacement for Purchase Tax and Selective Employment Tax, as a condition of UK entry into the European Economic Community. You can find out more about VAT on Wikipedia.
standard rate

The standard rate of VAT in the UK was increased from 17.5% to 20% on 4 January 2011.

reduced rate

The reduced rate of 5% is applied to some goods and services such as children’s car seats and home energy.

zero rate

Zero VAT rate is applied to a range of products and services to do with health, publishing and kids’ clothing.

How to calculate VAT

Following these simple steps can help you to calculate VAT backwards or forwards.
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Adding VAT to Net

If you want to add VAT to the price, you just need to divide the price by 100 and then multiply by (100 + VAT percentage). That's all, you got the price including VAT (Gross value).

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Excluding VAT from Gross

If you want to subtract VAT from the price, you need to divide the price by (100 + VAT percentage) and then multiply by 100. Now you know the price exclusive VAT (Net amount).

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Calculate VAT in Excel

If you need to calculate VAT for several products at once, it is easier to use Excel. I created a template for reverse VAT calculation – download, it's free.

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Current VAT rates by country

Last updated: Oct 25, 2020

Country

Standard rate

Reduce rate

MK

Afghanistan

10%

2%

AL

Albania

20%

6%

DZ

Algeria

19%

14% or 9% or 0%

AD

Andorra

4.5%

1% or 0%

AO

Angola

14%

AI

Anguilla

0%

AR

Argentina

21%

10.5% or 2.5% or 0%

AW

Aruba

6%

3%

AU

Australia

10%

AT

Austria

20%

13% or 10% or 0%

AZ

Azerbaijan

18%

0%

BS

Bahamas

12%

0%

BH

Bahrain

5%

0%

BD

Bangladesh

15%

10% or 7.5% or 5% or 4.5% or 2.25% or 1.5%

BB

Barbados

17.5%

10% or 0%

BY

Belarus

20%

BE

Belgium

21%

12% or 6% or 0%

BM

Bermuda

0%

BO

Bolivia

13%

0%

BA

Bosnia and Herzegovina

17%

0%

BR

Brazil

17%

12% or 7% or 0%

BG

Bulgaria

20%

9% or 0%

CM

Cameroon

19.5%

0%

CA

Canada

12%

7% or 5%

CV

Cape Verde

15%

CL

Chile

19%

CN

China

13%

9% or 6%

CO

Colombia

19%

5% or 0%

CK

Cook Islands

15%

0%

CR

Costa Rica

13%

10% or 5%

HR

Croatia

25%

13% or 5% or 0%

CW

Curacao Verde

5%

CY

Cyprus

19%

9% or 5% or 0%

CZ

Czech Republic

21%

15% or 10% or 0%

DK

Denmark

25%

0%

DJ

Djibouti

10%

DM

Dominica

15%

10%

DO

Dominican Republic

18%

13%

EC

Ecuador

12%

0%

EG

Egypt

14%

5% or 0%

EE

Estonia

20%

9% or 0%

ET

Ethiopia

15%

0%

FJ

Fiji

9%

FI

Finland

24%

14% or 10% or 0%

FR

France

20%

10% or 5.5% or 2.1% or 0%

DE

Germany

19%

7% or 0%

GH

Ghana

12.5%

5% or 3%

GI

Gibraltar

0%

GR

Greece

24%

13% or 6% or 0%

GU

Guam

2%

GN

Guinea

14%

GY

Guyana

14%

HN

Honduras

18%

15%

HU

Hungary

27%

18% or 15% or 0%

IS

Iceland

24%

11% or 0%

IN

India

28%

18% or 12% or 5% or 0%

ID

Indonesia

10%

0%

IR

Iran

8%

23%

13.5% or 9% or 4.8% or 0%

IL

Israel

17%

7.5% or 0%

IT

Italy

23%

10% or 5% or 4% or 0%

JM

Jamaica

15%

0%

JP

Japan

10%

8% or 0%

JO

Jordan

16%

8%

KZ

Kazakhstan

12%

0%

KE

Kenya

16%

0%

RS

Kosovo

18%

8%

KW

Kuwait

0%

KG

Kyrgyzstan

12%

LV

Latvia

21%

12% or 5% or 0%

LB

Lebanon

11%

LR

Liberia

10%

0%

LT

Lithuania

21%

9% or 5% or 0%

LU

Luxembourg

17%

14% or 8% or 3% or 0%

MK

Macedonia

18%

MG

Madagascar

20%

MW

Malawi

16.5%

MY

Malaysia

10%

6% or 5%

MT

Malta

18%

7% or 5% or 0%

MU

Mauritius

15%

0%

MX

Mexico

16%

0%

MD

Moldova

20%

MC

Monaco

20%

10% or 5.5% 2.1% or 0%

ME

Montenegro

21%

7% or 0%

MA

Morocco

20%

14% or 10% or 7% or 0%

NA

Namibia

15%

NP

Nepal

15%

NL

Netherlands

21%

9% or 0%

NZ

New Zealand

15%

9% or 0%

NG

Nigeria

7.5%

0%

NO

Norway

25%

15% or 11.1% or 6% or 0%

OM

Oman

0%

PK

Pakistan

17%

0%

PA

Panama

7%

0%

PY

Paraguay

10%

5%

PE

Peru

18%

PH

Philippines

18%

12% or 0%

PL

Poland

23%

8% or 5% or 0%

23%

13% or 6% or 0%

PR

Puerto Rico

11.5%

4%

QA

Qatar

0%

RO

Romania

19%

9% or 5% or 0%

20%

10% or 0%

ST

Sao Tome and Principe

0%

SA

Saudi Arabia

15%

0%

RS

Serbia

20%

10% or 0%

SC

Seychelles

15%

SG

Singapore

7%

0%

SK

Slovakia

20%

10% or 0%

SL

Slovenia

22%

9.5% or 5% or 0%

15%

0%

KR

South Korea

10%

0%

SS

South Sudan

10%

ES

Spain

21%

10% or 4% or 0%

LK

Sri Lanka

8%

LC

St Lucia

15%

7%

SR

Suriname

10%

8%

SE

Sweden

25%

12% or 6% or 0%

CH

Switzerland

7.7%

3.7% or 2.5% or 0%

TW

Taiwan

5%

0%

TZ

Tanzania

18%

0%

TH

Thailand

7%

0%

TG

Togo

18%

TT

Trinidad and Tobago

12.5%

TN

Tunisia

19%

13% or 7% or 0%

TR

Turkey

18%

8% or 1% or 0%

UG

Uganda

18%

UA

Ukraine

20%

7% or 0%

AE

United Arab Emirates

5%

0%

UK

United Kingdom

20 %

5% or 0%

UY

Uruguay

22%

10% or 0%

UZ

Uzbekistan

15%

0%

VU

Vanuatu

15%

0%

VE

Venezuela

16%

8%

VN

Vietnam

10%

5%

ZM

Zambia

16%

14.5%

AF

Afghanistan

10%

2%

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