Belgian VAT calculator

Welcome to free online Belgian VAT calculator.  It can be used as well as reverse VAT calculator to calculate VAT values in Belgium.

 

What is VAT rate in Belgium?

Current VAT rate in Belgium is 21% for most goods and services. There is reduced VAT rate (12%) and super reduced VAT rate (6%) for some goods and services. Also there is 12% parking rate applicable to:
1. Certain energy products such as:
– coal and solid fuel obtained from coal
– lignite and agglomerated lignite (except for jet)
– coke and semi‑coke from coal, lignite and peat
– uncharred petroleum coke used as fuel.
2. Certain tyres and inner tubes for agricultural tractors and machinery, excluding tyres and inner tubes for forestry tractors and cultivators.

How Value Added Tax is called in Belgium

There three official languages in Belgium (French, Dutch, German) and locally Value Added Tax is called Belasting over de toegevoegde waarde in Dutch, Taxe sur la Valeur Ajoutée in French and Mehrwertsteuerthe in German.

Belgian Value Added Tax history

Year Reduced rate Standard VAT Increased rate Parking rate
1971 6% 18% 25% 14%
1978 6% 16% 25%
1980 6% 16% 25% | 30%
1981 6% 17% 25% | 33%
1982 1% | 6% 17% 25% | 33%
1993 1% | 6% 19% 25% | 33% 17%
1992 1% | 6% | 12% 19.5%
1994 1% | 6% | 12% 20.5% 12%
1996 1% | 6% | 12% 21% 12%
2000 6% | 12% 21% 12%