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Tunisia COVID-19 Measures Include Vat Reduction and Customs Exemption for PPE — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

Tunisia published tax relief measures in response to COVID-19 in the Official Gazette on 18 April 2020. Further to the measures announced earlier by the Ministry of Finance ({News-2020-03-23/A/17-previous coverage}), additional relief measures include a reduction of the VAT rate on personal protective equipment (PPE) to 7% from 18 April to 31 December 2020. Imports of inputs needed for the production of PPE are also exempted from customs duties during the same period of time.