What's the VAT rate on these 10 things? Take our quiz.

Team ANNA
30 March, 2020 · 3 min read

This year’s budget finally saw the end of the 5% tax on tampons and other sanitary products. A victory for common sense. Hooray! But there are still loads of odd VAT rules and exceptions.
So while we’re all stuck inside, take our exciting (yes, it is) VAT quiz and test your tax knowledge.

Tell us how much VAT there is on the following goods and services.

1
Gingerbread man (a very smart one)
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
2
Leaflets and Fanzines
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
3
Takeaway food (now known as “food” while all the restaurants and cafes are closed)
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
4
e-Books (for business)
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
5
Train tickets
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
6
A new work laptop
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
7
Gas & Electric costs (for businesses)
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
8
A packet of Doritos
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
9
Bike and motorcycle helmets
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
10
Business Insurance
What do you think?
A
Zero rated (0%)
B
Reduced rate (5%)
C
Standard rate (20%)
Answer all the questions to reveal your final score
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