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Malta raises VAT registration threshold to €35,000 May 2021

Malta has proposed in its 2021 budget raising its Value Added Tax registration threshold for the supply of goods to €35,000 per annum. All other supplies will be €30,000. If adopted, the increased threshold will apply until 31 December 2024.

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The European Commission has already indicated its provisional approval. In addition, the amendments provide a possibility to convert a standard VAT registration to registration as a small undertaking if the taxable person submits a request to the Commissioner for Revenue within 6 months from the date of standard VAT registration or before the due date of the first VAT return (whichever is the latest). The Commissioner for Revenue may accept this request if the person qualifies as a small undertaking. The Commissioner may impose other conditions and limitations which will be determined at the time when the request is made.

2023 EU VAT registration & Intrastat reporting threshold

Country VAT Registration thresholds Intrastat thresholds
Resident Non-resident Arrivals Dispatches Arrivals Statistical Dispatches Statistical
EU One-Stop Shop €10,000 €10,000 EU sellers only - - - -
Austria €35,000 Nil €750,000 €750,000 €12m €12m
Belgium €25,000 Nil €1,500,000 €1,000,000 €25m €25m
Bulgaria BGN 100,000 Nil BGN 700,000 BGN 1m €7.3m €14.7m
Croatia HRK 300,000 Nil HRK 2.6m HRK 1.5m HRK 2.6m HRK 1.5m
Cyprus €15,600 Nil €180,000 €55,000 €2.7m €5.8m
Czechia CZK 2m Nil CZK 12m CZK 12m CZK 12m CZK 12m
Denmark DKK 50,000 Nil DKK 7.2m DKK 5.2m DKK 7.2m DKK 5.2m
Estonia €40,000 Nil €230,000 €130,000 €230,000 €130,000
Finland €15,000 Nil €800,000 €800,000 €800,000 €800,000
France Goods €85,800 Services €34,400 Nil €460,000 €460,000 €460,000 €460,000
German €22,000 Nil €800,000 €500,000 €48m €50m
Greece Nil Nil €150,000 €90,000 €150,000 €90,000
Hungary  HUF 12m Nil HUF 170m HUF 100m HUF 5bn HUF 14bn
Ireland Goods €75,000 Services €37,500 Nil €500,000 €635,000 €5m €34m
Italy €65,000 Nil See country guide See country guide See country guide See country guide
Latvia €40,000 Nil €220,000 €120,000 €4m €6m
Lithuania €45,000 Nil €500,000 €300,000 €7m €10m
Luxembourg €35,000 Nil €200,000 €150,000 €4m €8m
Malta Goods €35,000 Other €30,000 Nil €700 €700 €700 €700
Netherlands €25,000 Nil €5m €1m €5m €1m
Poland PLN 207,000 Nil PLN 4m PLN 2m PLN 65m PLN 120m
Portugal Nil Nil €350,000 €250,000 €5m €6.5m
Romania RON 445,500 Nil RON 1m RON 1m RON 10m RON 20m
Slovakia €49,790 Nil €1m €1m €1m €1m
Slovenia €50,000 Nil €1m €1m €4m €9m
Spain Nil Nil €400,000 €400,000 €400,000 €400,000
Sweden SEK 80,000 Nil SEK 9m SEK 4.5m SEK 9m SEK 4.5m
Iceland ISK 2m
Montenegro €30,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Norway NOK 50,000 Nil n/a n/a n/a n/a
Russia RUB 8m (on application) Nil n/a n/a n/a n/a
Switzerland CHF 100,000 CHF 100,000 global income n/a n/a n/a n/a
Turkey Nil Nil n/a n/a n/a n/a
UK (Northern Ireland - EU Intrastat only) £85,000 Nil £500,000 £250,000 n/a n/a


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