Spanish VAT Calculator

This is very simple Spanish VAT calculator. It can be used as well as reverse VAT calculator so it is easy to calculate VAT inclusive and exclusive prices

Select regular (21%), reduced (10%) or super reduced (4%) Value Added Tax rate and then enter any figure 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 Spain?

Current VAT rate in Spain is 21% for most goods and services. There is reduced VAT rate (10%) and super reduced VAT rate (4%) for some goods and services.

Reduced VAT rate applies on some foodstuffs, public transport, water supplies, some pharmaceutical products, admission to certain sports events, some medical equipment for disabled persons, some social housing, domestic waste collection, renovation and repair of private dwellings, agricultural supplies, hotel accommodation, restaurants, some social services.

Super reduced VAT rate applies on some foodstuffs, pharmaceutical products, medical equipment for the disabled, books, newspapers and periodicals, social housing, social services.

VAT exemptions in Spain

For VAT purposes, the country does not include the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Menilla.

Some professional activities are exempt from VAT, such as financial and insurance institutions and agent commissions, as well as doctor and dentist fees.

Value Added Tax in Spanish

Value Added Tax in Spanish is called Impuesto sobre el valor añadido.

Spanish Value Added Tax history

Year VAT changes
1986 12% VAT rate together with reduced (6%) and increased rate (33%) in Spain was introduced
1992 VAT rate was increased to 13% and then to 15%
1993 reduced VAT rate of 6% was introduced
1995 reduced VAT was increased to 4% and 7%, and standard VAT rate was increased to 16%
2010 standard VAT rate was increased to 18%
2012 standard VAT rate was increased to 21%, and reduced VAT rate was increased to 10%