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Austria Publishes Law for Reduced VAT Rate on Non-Alcoholic Beverages — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

On 17 June 2020, Austria published in the Official Gazette the law for the implementation of the measures of the relief package to aid the recovery of the catering/restaurant industry announced in May 2020. One of the main measures of the package is a reduction in the VAT rate to 10% on non-alcoholic beverages until the end of 2020. As provided in the law, this applies for supplies made after 30 June 2020 and before 1 January 2021.