Italian VAT calculator

This is very simple Italian VAT calculator. It is easy to calculate VAT inclusive and exclusive prices

Select regular (22%) or reduced (10% or 4%) Value Added Tax rate and then enter any price you know:

  • VAT value – price including VAT and price excluding VAT will be calculated
  • price including VAT – VAT value and price excluding VAT will be calculated
  • price exclusive VAT – VAT value and price including VAT will be calculated

What is VAT rate in Italy?

Current VAT rate in Italy is 22% for most goods and services. There is reduced VAT rate (10% or 4%) for some goods and services.
Reduced VAT rate 4% applies on food products, books, books on other physical means of support, newspapers, periodicals, television license fees, supply of new buildings, renovation and repairs, construction work on new buildings, medical equipment for disabled persons, pesticides, natural and artificial fertilizers

VAT exemptions in Italy

Livigno, Campione d’Italia and the territorial waters of Lake Lugano are excluded from the scope of VAT.
Zero rate applies on supplies of land not capable of being used as building land.

Value Added Tax in Italian

Value Added Tax in Italian is called Imposta sul Valore Aggiunto and abbreviation is IVA.

Value Added Tax history in Italy

Year Standard rate Reduced rate Increased rate Parking rate
1973 12% 6% 18%
1975 12% 6% 30% 18%
1976 12% 6%, 9% 30% 18%
1976 12% 1%, 3%, 6%, 9% 30% 18%
1977 14% 1%, 3%, 6%, 9%, 12% 35% 18%
1980 15% 2%, 8% 35% 18%
1980 14% 1%, 2%, 3%, 6%, 9%, 12% 35% 15%, 18%
1981 15% 2%, 8% 35% 18%
1982 18% 2%, 8%, 10%, 15% 38% 20%
1984 18% 2%, 8%, 10%, 15% 30%,38% 20%
1984 18% 2%, 9% 30%
1988 19% 2%, 9% 38%
1989 19% 4%, 9% 38%
1991 19% 4%, 9%, 12% 38%
1993 19% 4%, 9% 12%
1994 19% 4%, 9% 13%
1995 19% 4%, 10% 16%
1997 20% 4%, 9%
2011 21% 4%, 10%
2013 22% 4%, 10%
2016 22% 4%, 5%, 10%