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Uruguay extends 13% reduced tourism VAT to Apr 2024

Toursim VAT cut prolonged again for further six months till April 2024

Uruguay has extended again its reduced Value Added Tax rate for tourism services as the economic effects of the coronavirus continue.

VAT on hospitality services is normally 22%. This was cut to 9% in November 2020. It has now been extended until 30 April 2024. It was due to expire on 30 September 2023 following a first extension in June 2023.

To benefit from the reduction, and payment must be made by electronic means – credit or debit card etc.

The following supplies benefit from the tax subsidy:

  • Car hire
  • Organising holiday accommodation rentals
  • Restaurants, bars, canteens, cafes, tea rooms, hotels, motels, etc. food and beverage services

You can check up on any global VAT and GST rates via VAT Calc’s global rate searchable database.


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