Temporary decrease in sales tax rate on gas deliveries via natural gas network

Last updated: 5 December 2022

This policy is part of 3rd Relief Package announced 4 September 2022. This consists of a temporary reduction of the VAT rate on gas supplies from 19% to 7% (from 1 October 2022 until 31 March 2024), as well as a tax exemption on special payments of up to EUR 3,000 that employers provide employees to offset the effects of inflation. 

The Federal Cabinet approved the drafting aid on September 14, 2022, and Promulgated under Law of October 19, 2022 - Federal Law Gazette I 2022, No. 38 October 25, 2022, p. 1743.

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