Parliament reintroduces 9% VAT on heating until 2018
Residents of Lithuania will have smaller heating bills between October and January, as the parliament reintroduced a 9 percent reduced rate of the value-added tax (VAT) on centralized heating.
The amendment to the Law on Value-Added Tax was Tuesday supported by 97 parliamentarians, while two were against and six abstained.
The 9 percent tariff will be in effect until Jan. 1, probably rising to 15 percent starting next year. The parliament voted against a permanent 9 percent tarif