From January 1, 2021, the laying, installation and maintenance work of charging stations for electric vehicles will benefit from the reduced VAT rate of 5.5%
This week, the Senate voted on an amendment to the government-approved finance bill for 2021, which reduces the VAT rate to 5.5% for the laying, installation and maintenance of charging stations. charging for electric vehicles in living quarters. A great saving on the invoice compared to a VAT of 20%!
The measure will come into force on 1er January 2021 and does not apply to the installation of a charging station in a company. For these, the 20% VAT remains valid.
Until now, the rate of 5.5% could apply to the installation by a professional of a wallbox in a house built more than 2 years ago. In this case, it was indeed possible to benefit from the reduced rate provided for renovation or energy improvement work on a home. Henceforth, this condition of the age of the building is no longer necessary.
Remember also that if this is not a charging station but a reinforced outlet or an industrial outlet placed in a home over 2 years old, VAT is 10%.