The Value Added Tax (VAT) rate of 25 per cent on the sale of goods and services, though a lower rate of 12 per cent is applied to food products, hotel charges and some other services. Specific taxes, which are relatively high in some cases, are charged on goods such as:

  • alcoholic beverages
  • tobacco
  • petrol products.

For further information, visit the Swedish Tax Agency.

Those considering doing business in Sweden should seek advice from a tax professional specific to their individual circumstances.