Given the complexity and variability of tax laws across different countries, here we provide a general outline of the standard VAT/GST rates for each of the 18 countries where Amazon has a solid Seller Central presence. Keep in mind, specific costs or rates may change over time and additional rates or exceptions might apply depending on the type of goods or services being sold:

  1. United States: No federal VAT or sales tax; state sales taxes vary widely, typically ranging from 0% to over 10%.
  2. Canada: GST at 5%, with additional PST in certain provinces or HST ranging from 13% to 15% depending on the province.
  3. United Kingdom: Standard VAT rate is 20%.
  4. Germany: Standard VAT rate is 19%.
  5. France: Standard VAT rate is 20%.
  6. Italy: Standard VAT rate is 22%.
  7. Spain: Standard VAT rate is 21%.
  8. Japan: Consumption tax rate is 10%.
  9. India: GST rates vary by goods and services, typically from 5% to 28%.
  10. Australia: GST is 10% on most goods and services.
  11. Brazil: Complex system with multiple taxes; common ICMS rates vary by state, generally ranging from 7% to 19%.
  12. Mexico: Standard VAT rate is 16%.
  13. Netherlands: Standard VAT rate is 21%.
  14. Singapore: GST is 7%, planned to increase to 9% in future years.
  15. United Arab Emirates: VAT is 5%.
  16. Saudi Arabia: VAT was increased from 5% to 15% in 2020.
  17. Sweden: Standard VAT rate is 25%.
  18. Poland: Standard VAT rate is 23%.

Seller VAT Rates By Country

For businesses considering entering these markets, it's advisable to consult with tax professionals who specialize in international trade and tax law to get precise, up-to-date, and actionable advice tailored to specific circumstances and product categories.