AS OF January 1, 2011, the basic rate of value added tax was increased from 19 percent to 20 percent. A reduced VAT rate of 10 percent on books and medicines was preserved.
A reduced rate of 6 percent on certain foodstuffs sold from farms via so-called 'courtyard sales' was eliminated.
28. Feb 2011 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff