Belgium Reduced Rate on Masks Expiring 31 December 2022

Stephanie Melhem
January 6, 2023

On May 5, 2020, Belgium temporarily applied a reduced rate of 6% to supplies, intra-Community acquisitions and imports of mouth masks. The Council of Ministers extended this reduced rate on masks until 31 December 2022. Beginning 1 January 2023 masks will return to being standard rated.

The circular can be found here.

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Stephanie Melhem

Stephanie Melhem is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Stephanie specializes in research and analysis of global VAT and GST. Stephanie received a B.S. with distinction in Applied Legal Studies from Suffolk University and a J.D. from the University of Massachusetts School of Law. Stephanie is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and New Hampshire Bar.
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