Serbia implemented Value Added Tax obligations on foreign providers and marketplaces for digital or electronic services to consumers from 1 April 2017. There is a VAT registration threshold of RSD 8million (approx €68,000) per annum sales (to be confirmed on non-residents).
The current VAT rate in Serbia is 20%. VAT Calc’s global VAT and GST on digital services blog keeps a live update on how countries are imposing indirect taxes on non-resident providers and electronic marketplaces.
What digital services are liable to VAT in Serbia?
The following service income earned by non-residents is subject to VAT:
- Broadcast (radio and TV)
- Services supplied electronically
- Streaming or download media
- Data storage and processing
- Web domain and other services
VAT registration and compliance
Online VAT registrations. Once registered, providers will file returns either quarterly or monthly as prescribed by the Tax Administration. Electronic filings must then be submitted, along with VAT payables, by the 15th of the following month.
Non-resident must appoint a local representative.
Europe VAT on digital services
|Country (click for details)||Rate||Date||Threshold||Comments|
|EU 27 member states||17% to 27%||Jan 2015||€10k EU residents; Nil for non-EU|
|Iceland||24%||Nov 2011||ISK 2 million|
|Norway||25%||Jul 2011||NOK 50,000|
|Russia||16.67%||Jan 2017||Nil||B2C & B2B|
|Switzerland||7.7%||Jan 2010||CHF 100,000 on global income|
|Ukraine||20%||Jan 2022||UAH 1m|