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Denotes questions related to VAT (Value-added tax). A value-added tax or goods and services tax (GST) is a popular way of implementing a consumption tax in Europe, Japan, and many other countries.

Denotes questions related to VAT (Value-added tax). A value-added tax or goods and services tax (GST) is a popular way of implementing a consumption tax in Europe, Japan, and many other countries.It differs from the sales tax in that taxes are applied to the difference between the seller-purchased price and the resale price. This is accomplished by taking full tax on all sales, but refunding the tax difference to the sellers.

The VAT is an alternative to a sales tax, to deal with a specific problem.