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Printed books (A_BOOKS_GEN)

What is this code used for?

This code is intended to be used for printed books.

What kinds of products are typically included?

Items typically included within this product tax code include printed books and booklets.

What kinds of products are typically excluded?

Items typically excluded from this tax product code are as follows:

  • Atlases, globes and maps
  • Audiobooks (Downloadable)
  • Calendars, diaries, journals and stationery
  • Magazines
  • Audiobooks (CD or cassette)
  • E-books
  • Cards
  • Adult activity books
Product Taxability Rules
Country Country code VAT rate
Austria AT R2
Belgium BE R
Bulgaria BG R
Croatia HR R2
Cyprus CY R
Czech Republic CZ R2
Denmark DK S
Estonia EE R
Finland FI R2
France FR R2
Germany DE R
Greece GR R2
Hungary HU R2
Ireland IE Z
Italy IT SR
Latvia LV R2
Lithuania LT R
Luxembourg LU SR
Malta MT R
Netherlands NL R
Poland PL R2
Portugal PT R2
Romania RO R2
Slovakia SK R
Slovenia SI R2
Spain ES SR
Sweden SE R2
United Kingdom GB Z
S Standard Rate
R Reduced Rate 1
R2 Reduced Rate 2
SR Super-Reduced Rate
Z Zero Rate

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