In Sweden, Value-Added Tax (VAT) is levied. VAT is a general consumption tax that is charged directly on the sale of goods and services in Sweden.

The different VAT rates in Sweden are:

Rate Type Goods and services
25% Standard All goods and services, except those excluded
12% Intermediary Certain foods, hotel accommodation; minor repair of bicycles, shoes and leather goods; clothing and household linen; certain works of art; (find extensive list)
6% Reduced Newspapers; magazines; books; passenger transport; some cultural services; (find extensive list)
0% Zero Intra-community supplies of goods; international passenger transport; certain medicines; certain services for non-profit organisations


Some goods and services such as financial and insurance services, are exempt from VAT.

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