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Romania consults VAT hikes for fizzy drinks, accommodation, and restaurant VAT 2023

Ministry of Finance opens consultation for January 2023 rate rises to sparkling drinks, hotels and catering VAT

The VAT amendments included within the consultation include:

  • Fizzy drinks reclassified from 9% reduced VAT rate to standard 19% rate.
  • Hotel and similar short-term accommodation raised from 5% to 9% reduced rate
  • Catering services, café’s and restaurants reclassified from 5% reduced rate to 9% for food and non-alcoholic drinks
  • 5% reduced rate on a ranges of small dwellings

Read our Romania VAT country guide.

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