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Slovenia to cut VAT on domestic energy and digital news as inflation rises

Temporary VAT cut to 9.5% bill on domestic energy and digital newspapers

Slovenia has confirmed a VAT rate cut on gas bills from 22% to 9.5%. This comes as inflation hit 10.4% in June.

The Slovenian Parliament is reviewing a bill to temporarily reduce the VAT on domestic energy supplies from the standard rate of 22% to the reduced rate of 5%.

The cut in indirect tax would be applied from 1 September 2022.

Supplies included:

  • Electricity
  • Heating fuel
  • Natural gas
  • Digital newspapers and journals (e-books are already at 5%)

European inflation VAT cuts have become popular across the region as inflation hits forty-year highs.

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