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Algeria introduces 9% Digital Services VAT

Algeria introduces 9% Digital Services VAT

The Algerian tax authorities will be imposing a new Digital services tax of 9%. The VAT will be charged on e-services that are provided by non-resident providers to Algerian residents.

Algeria is one of the myriads of countries between 2015 and 2020 to introduce a digital services tax in efforts to increase their countries’ revenue.  

Any foreign businesses providing the following e-services to Algerian residents will have to register for VAT to remain compliant: 

  • Downloads or streaming media
  • E-learning
  • E-books
  • cloud-based software and memory storage
  • online gambling
  • and apps.

VATGlobal is able to provide assistance to any businesses who may feel that they are exposed to VAT risks in Algeria. You can contact us on info@vatglobal.com or leave your details on our site. 


The Algerian tax authorities will be imposing a new Digital services tax of 9%. The VAT will be charged on e-services that are provided by non-resident providers to Algerian residents.

Algeria is one of the myriads of countries between 2015 and 2020 to introduce a digital services tax in efforts to increase their countries’ revenue.  

Any foreign businesses providing the following e-services to Algerian residents will have to register for VAT to remain compliant: 

  • Downloads or streaming media
  • E-learning
  • E-books
  • cloud-based software and memory storage
  • online gambling
  • and apps.

VATGlobal is able to provide assistance to any businesses who may feel that they are exposed to VAT risks in Algeria. You can contact us on info@vatglobal.com or leave your details on our site. 


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