Commission extends VAT and customs relief

Jul 27, 2020

The European Commission has extended the temporary relief for customs duties and VAT on the import of medical devices and protective equipment from third countries to help the fight against COVID-19 until 31 October 2020.

The relief covers masks and protective equipment, testing kits, ventilators and other medical equipment. The relief was originally for six months and has now been extended for a further three months to 31 October 2020. For more information read the Commission’s update.