Alcoholic intermission drinks in theater taxed at 21% VAT

July 7, 2021 - On June 17, 2021, the Zeeland-West Brabant District Court ruled that the operator of a theater owes 21% VAT on the portion of the admission price for a performance that relates to alcoholic beverages consumed by the visitor during the interval. The operator of the theater must therefore keep track of how many alcoholic break drinks he provides during a performance.

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Would you like to know more about the applicable VAT rate for theater services? Then please contact Frank van Rijn by e-mail or telephone: +31 (0)88 277 12 76 or Sander van Kreijl by e-mail or telephone: +31 (0)88 277 23 12. They will be happy to help you.