Free VAT calculator for France (FR)

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Formulas to calculate the France VAT

Here is how the total is calculated before VAT:
Amount with VAT / (1+(VAT rate/100)) = Amount without VAT
Amount without sales tax * VAT rate = VAT amount

A Reverse Value Added Tax (VAT) Calculator is helpful to deduct VAT or to eliminate, remove or take away a percentage of net prices from a gross price. Reversing VAT or removing the VAT is slightly different to adding VAT.

How to calculate taxes for residents of France (VAT)

Value Added Tax (VAT) in France is a broad-based customer spending tax that applies to the value of products and services. It covers most products and services that are sold for residents of France. You can use a VAT calculator to discover the amount VAT you are needed to pay to the tax authorities for various products and services. The VAT in France is calculated by multiplying the relevant VAT rates by the whole amount before tax of the goods and services. The amount of VAT is then included for the selling cost of the goods and services. Using this calculator, you can determine the VAT for various goods and services just in two seconds. This won’t only spare you time yet also improve your efficiency. Rather than going through hours calculating the VAT manually, you can just open the VAT calculator, enter the amount, and get the VAT quickly.

Calculating VAT tax with the appropriate rate

France has a number of different VAT rates. Tax and Customs maintains a VAT rates directory for rate lookup.

  • Standard VAT: 20% – This rate covers most goods and services.
  • Reduced Rate: 5.5% – This category contains items such as certain fuels and building services, and repair services, cleaning services.
  • Super Reduced Rate: 2.1% – This category contains items such as prepared food (catering, food service, and vending machine items), some accommodation, arts & entertainment, etc
  • Intermediate rate: The intermediate VAT tax 10% applies to books, public transport, bars, cafes, etc.

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