Face masks and hydroalcoholic gels – reduced VAT rate of 6%: extension until March 31, 2022

The current, temporary measure that provides for a reduced VAT rate for mouth masks and hydroalcoholic gels will be extended until 31 March 2022.(link is external)

This reduced VAT rate of 6% applies to supplies, intra-Community acquisitions or imports of such goods into Belgium.

The import of mouth masks and hydroalcoholic gels (to fight Covid-19) will remain exempt from import duties and VAT on imports until June 30, 2022 . This full VAT exemption on imports takes precedence over the application of the temporarily reduced VAT rate of 6%.



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