Botswana – VAT Calculator

This is a simple online Botswana VAT calculator that helps you calculate VAT in just a few keystrokes. Simply enter the amount and VAT rate and click on the Calculate button.

The standard VAT rate is 14%

Botswana VAT Calculator – Overview

Botswana VAT Calculator is a user-friendly tool designed to simplify the process of calculating Value Added Tax (VAT) in Botswana. This web-based calculator is built using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, ensuring compatibility across various platforms.

Current VAT in Botswana

The current VAT rate in Botswana is 14% for goods and services from April 2018. If the VAT rate is updated, we will mention it here.

Inclusive and Exclusive VAT

Inclusive VAT refers to the total price which includes both net price and value-added tax (VAT). On the other hand, Exclusive VAT represents the net price and VAT is added separately.

Therefore, inclusive pricing covers the entire cost, whereas exclusive pricing does not include the VAT amount in the financial transaction. Businesses can choose between these calculations depending on their preferences and type of transactions.

VAT Rates By Country

  • Albania: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Albania is 20% for most goods and services.
  • Algeria: VAT in Algeria is 14% to 19% for most products.
  • Azerbaijan: This calculator helps you calculate VAT inclusive and exclusive amounts by selecting the “Add or Exclude VAT” option at the rate of 18%.
  • Austria: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Austria is 20%.
  • Belgium: The Value Added Tax (VAT) in Belgium is 0%, 6%, 12% and 20% respectively.
  • Brazil: VAT in Brazil is 7% to 18% respectively.
  • Chile: Value Added Tax in Chile is 0% to 19% for most goods and services.
  • China: VAT in China is 0% to 17%. 
  • Hungary: The standard VAT rate in Hungary is 27% for most goods and services.
  • Denmark: VAT in Denmark is 0% to 25% for most goods and products.
  • Egypt: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Egypt is 0% to 14% for most products.
  • Finland: VAT in Finland is 24% for most products and services. 
  • Mexico: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Mexico ranges from 0% to 16%.
  • Thailand: VAT in Thailand is 0% to 7%.
  • Slovakia: VAT in Slovakia is 9.5% to 22% for most products.
  • Spain: The standard VAT in Spain is 20% and the average VAT is 4.2% for most products.
  • Switzerland: VAT in Switzerland is 0% to 8% for most products. 
  • Netherlands: Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Netherlands is 0% to 21%.
  • Norway: The VAT rate in Norway is 0% to 25% for most products and services.
  • Philippines: The standard Value-added tax is 12% for most goods and services.
  • South Africa: The standard VAT rate is 15%, but some of essential foods are tax-free.
  • United Kingdom: VAT in the UK is 0% to 20%.
  • Venezuela: VAT in Venezuela is 0% to 16% for most products.
  • Vietnam: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Vietnam is 0% to 15% for most goods and services.
  • Dominican Republic: To calculate VAT, enter the subtotal and VAT rate. The standard VAT rate is 18%.

How to Calculate VAT in Botswana?

You need to input the net price and the applicable VAT rate and choose between inclusive and exclusive calculations. The calculator calculates the VAT amount and provides clear results in both cases.

  1. Enter the amount
  2. Provide VAT rate
  3. Select calculation type
  4. Click on the Calculate button

The result will show the VAT amount, net price and inclusive or exclusive amount depending on the selection.


What is the VAT rate in Botswana?

The current VAT rate in Botswana is 14% for goods and services.

How to calculate VAT Inclusive in Botswana?

To calculate inclusive VAT, multiply the net price by one and add the VAT rate. The formula is – Amount = Net price × (1 + VAT rate).
This total cost includes value-added tax (VAT) and provides the inclusive amount in the transaction.

How to calculate VAT Exclusive in Botswana?

To calculate excluding VAT, subtract the VAT amount from the total (inclusive) amount. The formula is – Exclusive amount = Inclusive amount – VAT amount.
VAT amount = Inclusive amount – (Inclusive amount / (1 + VAT rate)).

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