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VAT Rates

VAT Rates may vary depending on the destination country and items being delivered.

The table below shows the VAT rates charged by Amazon.co.uk or by Sellers who are enrolled into Amazon’s Tax Calculation Service on physical goods dispatched to EU destinations.

Sales of digital products and services including Kindle content, E-books, Amazon Apps, Software & Digital Games (including prepaid gaming cards), Digital Music downloads, Amazon Music and Cloud Drive are shown inclusive of VAT. For customers based in the EU, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland, Amazon will charge local VAT in line with local VAT legislation. For customers in Liechtenstein and Switzerland, Amazon charges a VAT rate of 7.7% for digital products and services.

You can find more information about VAT on digital products and services at About VAT on Digital Products and Services.

For more information on the product groups that are available for delivery to specific countries please see the Delivery Restrictions help page.

For more information about items that qualify for a UK VAT rate of 0% please see the Items Eligible for 0% VAT Rate help page.

Country Standard VAT Rate Reduced VAT Rate
Austria 20% 10% (Books)
Belgium 21% 6% (Books)
Bulgaria 20% n/a
Croatia 25% 5% (Books)
Cyprus 19% 5% (Books, Children's Car Seats)
Czech Republic 21% 15% (Books, Children's Car Seats)
Denmark 25% n/a
Estonia 20% 9% (Books)
Finland 24% 10% (Books)
France & Monaco 20% 5.5% (Books)
Germany 19% 7% (Books)
Great Britain & Northern Ireland 20%

5% (Childrens Car Seats)

0% (Books, Children's Apparel, Protective Boots and Helmets) - click here for more information

Greece 24% 6% (Books)
Hungary 27% 5% (Books)
Republic of Ireland 23%

13.5% (Children's Car Seats)

9% (Digital books, audiobooks, digital newspaper and subscriptions, e-periodicals and subscriptions, Kindle electronic books)

0% (Books, Children's Apparel)

Italy 22% 4% (Books)
Latvia 21% 12% (Books)
Lithuania 21% 9% (Books)
Luxembourg 17% 3% (Books, Children's Apparel)
Malta 18% 5% (Books)
Netherlands 21% 9% (Books)
Poland 23%

8% (Children's Car Seats)

5% (Books)

Portugal 23% 6% (Books, Children's Car Seats)
Romania 19% 5% (Books)
Slovakia 20% 10% (Books)
Slovenia 22% 9.5% (Books)
Spain 21% 4% (Books)
Sweden 25% 6% (Books)

VAT on delivery varies depending on contents for all the above countries except Bulgaria where it's levied at 20%.

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