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Bulgaria VAT rate cuts

Cuts to newspapers, hotels and basic foods

Bulgaria has gazetted various changes to the VAT Act to cut rates permanently and temporarily on a range of supplies.

VAT rate changes

The updates include:

  • Newspapers and journals are reduced from 22% standard rate to the 9% reduced rate
  • Hotels, B&B and other short-term accommodation has been set permanently at the reduced 9% rate
  • Restaurant, catering, food and flour temporarily rolled over again to 31 December 2023

Check our Bulgarian VAT guide for more compliance information


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