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Sales Tax Rate in Sri Lanka

Sales Tax Data in Sri Lanka

Indicator Data Period
Sales Tax Rate 8 % 2021


Latest data on Sales Tax Rate (%)

Sales Tax Rate
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is Sales Tax Rate in Sri Lanka?

  • Sales Tax Rate in Sri Lanka remained unchanged at 8 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 15 % and minimum was 8 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Revenue Department.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8 2021 02.06.2021
8 2020 13.02.2020
8 2019 26.06.2019
15 2018 13.02.2018
15 2017 07.02.2018
11 2016 11.08.2017
11 2015 31.12.2015
12 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Sales Tax Rate in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - 11.0000 15.0000 15.0000 11.0000 36.36%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 12.0000 12.0000 12.0000 12.0000 0.00%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 15.0000 12.0000 15.0000 12.0000 -20.00%

Other taxes in Sri Lanka

Index Updated Actual Previous
Corporate Tax Rate 2021 24 % 28
Personal Income Tax Rate 2021 24 % 24
Social Security Rate 2021 20 % 20

Sales Tax Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 15 % 15
Jordan 2019 16 % 16
Kyrgyzstan 2022 12 % 12
Mongolia 2021 10 % 10
Nepal 2021 15 % 13
Tajikistan 2022 15 % 18
Cambodia 2021 10 % 10
China 2021 13 % 13
Georgia 2022 18 % 18
India 2021 18 % 18
Israel 2021 17 % 17
Pakistan 2021 17 % 17
South Korea 2021 10 % 10
Taiwan 2021 5 % 5
Vietnam 2021 10 % 10
Armenia 2019 20 % 20
Indonesia 2021 10 % 10
Japan 2021 10 % 10
Kazakhstan 2022 12 % 12
Lebanon 2021 11 % 11
Malaysia 2021 10 % 10
Philippines 2021 12 % 12
Singapore 2021 7 % 7
Sri Lanka 2021 8 % 8
Thailand 2021 7 % 7
Oman 2021 5 % 0
Iran 2021 8 % 8
Laos 2021 10 % 10
Azerbaijan 2022 18 % 18
Saudi Arabia 2021 15 % 15
Bahrain 2021 5 % 5
North Korea 2020 15 % 15
United Arab Emirates 2022 5 % 5
Yemen 2021 5 % 5
Turkmenistan 2022 15 % 15
Uzbekistan 2022 15 % 15
Afghanistan 2021 10 % 10
Bhutan 2021 50 % 50
Mauritius 2021 15 % 15