Uruguay has extended the 1.64% discount on its standard 22$ VAT rate for purchases made by consumers with credit cards. The Ministry of Finance has rolled over the anti VAT-fraud measure until 31 December 2022.
This applies for the Uruguay Social debit cars or similar family allowance collections for certain vendors.
A reduced rate of 10 percent applies to certain goods and services such as basic food items, medicines and services rendered by hotels.
Tourists are provided a VAT refund When using a foreign credit or debit card in Uruguay from restaurant bills and car hire. This shopping benefit ends 30 April 2022.