Upcoming VAT tax rate changes
As with multiple countries, the start of the year typically heralds the introduction of new fiscal policies as countries seek to set the platform for the economic trajectory for the year ahead. Lithuania is introducing some adjustments to its VAT rates, effective January 2023, in line with the following:
- The VAT on e-Books and electronic non-periodical publications will be reduced from 21% to 9%. This will be a permanent VAT change.
- VAT on accommodations and admission to artistic and cultural events will be taxed at 9% until 30 June 2023.
- VAT on catering and takeaway services will be taxed at 9% until 31 December 2023.