How to Calculate Vat in Zimbabwe

Value Added Tax is the tax that is charged on goods and services, levied at each stage of a supply chain. At every stage, a certain value (a small amount of the total tax) is added from the point of production to sales.

VAT computation in Zimbabwe: The standard rate of VAT in Zambia increased from 14% to 14.5% from 1 April 2018. There is a limited range of goods and services which are subject to VAT at zero rates or are exempt from VAT.
The VAT rate in Zimbabwe 2022 is 14.5% at which VAT is levied and the standard rate of 14.5% on the supply of goods and services by registered vendors. A vendor making taxable supplies of more than R1 million per annum must register for VAT.

VAT Inclusive And VAT Exclusive Formula

The VAT tariff is added to the product price exclusive of VAT. The price exclusive of VAT can be converted into the price inclusive of VAT by applying the following formula. Calculation rule: (Amount exclusive of VAT) * (100 + VAT percentage as a number) / 100 = Amount inclusive of VAT.

What Is The Current VAT In Zimbabwe?

The local name for VAT in Zimbabwe is Value-added tax (VAT). There is basically 1 VAT rate in Zimbabwe: The standard VAT rate is 14.5%

How Is VAT Calculated In Zimbabwe?

If you want to add VAT to the price, you just need to divide the price by 100 and then multiply by (100 + VAT rate).

How To Calculate VAT In Zimbabwe?

  1. Enter the Price Of Goods Excluding VAT, Then Multiply The Cost Of Goods By the 14.5% VAT Rate
  2. Divide The Number By 100 To Get The Cost Of Goods Inclusive of VAT In Zimbabwe
  3. The Result Of Your Calculation Is Your VAT Price, Including VAT. For Example: R175 / 15 X 100 = R 203,00. This Means The VAT Amount At a 14.5% Rate Is R 28,00.

How do I calculate VAT from the total amount?

This method is similar to the previous one, but you just multiply the initial price by the percentage of VAT, i.e.:

  1. = Initial Price * VAT%: =50*21%=10.5.
  2. To get the final price including VAT, you have to add the initial price to the result = (Initial Price * VAT%) + Initial Price: =(50*21%)+50= 60.5.

What percentage is VAT in Zimbabwe?

15 per cent

Zimbabwe announced an increase to the standard rate of value-added tax, from 14.5 per cent to 15 per cent, in the nation’s newly released 2023 Budget. The rate hike will take effect from January 1, 2023.

What is the formula of VAT tax?


He bought raw materials worth ₹ 1, 00,000 and an input tax of 10% was imposed on raw materials. Therefore, the total input tax incurred by him becomes 10% of ₹ 1,00,000, that is, ₹ 10,000.

How does VAT work in Zimbabwe?

VAT is payable on all imports for local consumption into Zimbabwe, subject to certain exemptions (e.g. in terms of a technical assistance agreement, donations to the state, and goods of which the local supply is zero-rated). Import VAT is payable on the import value plus the applicable customs duty.

Is VAT calculated per item or per total?

If the price indicated is inclusive of VAT, then the VAT is included in the final price. That is to say, it is the one that already appears on the invoice when you are going to buy one or more products. If you want to calculate it, just pay attention to the price and the percentage amount, because they can vary.

How do you calculate simple VAT?

Calculating the VAT Amount

So to calculate the VAT on any purchase price, we need to multiply the price by the VAT percentage. For a purchase price of x, we multiply x by 15%. But recall that 15% means 15 per 100 or 15/100. So the VAT amount on x is simply x multiplied by 15/100 = (x)(15/100).