On 11 August 2020, the Bulgarian government officially extended the scope of the products for which the value added tax (VAT) rate is temporarily reduced to 9% for the period from 1 August 2020 to 31 December 2021. The new products include:
- beer and wine provided as part of restaurant/catering services;
- the use of certain sports facilities; and
- tour operators' services, including the organization of excursions by tour operators and travel agents with occasional transportation.
For the text of the gazetted Bill, see here (in Bulgarian only).