Taxes Release Notes

July 2022

July 1

April 2022

April 1

February 2022

February 1

January 2022

January 21

January 1

  • Tax collection for several states and cities in the United States of America has begun. Charges will appear on the February invoice. Learn more about USA taxes.

October 2021

October 1

September 2021

September 1

  • We have begun charging a 7% Value Added Tax (VAT) to customers in Thailand. This VAT rate is temporarily reduced until 30 September 2021. Unless the TRD extends the temporary reduction, the rate will increase back to the standard VAT rate of 10% on 1 October 2021.

April 2021

April 1

  • To comply with new provincial requirements in Canada, we are now collecting Provincial Sales Tax (PST) at a rate of 7% for customers in British Columbia and 6% in Saskatchewan. For more details, see Canada tax information.

  • Tax collection for Kenya has begun. Charges will appear on the May invoice.

January 2021

January 1

  • In response to the United Kingdom departing as a member state of the European Union, DigitalOcean has obtained a standalone UK VAT ID and continued charging and collecting VAT at a rate of 20% on its business-to-consumer sales in the UK. Business customers with a valid UK VAT ID are subject to the reverse charge mechanism.

July 2020

July 1

June 2020

June 1

March 2020

March 21

  • Business customers in Iceland can now enter their VAT IDs on the billing page. This removes tax charges on future invoices. Learn more about Iceland taxes.

March 1

  • Tax collection for Iceland has begun. Charges will appear on the April invoice.

January 2020

January 1

December 2019

December 1

  • Tax collection for Belarus has begun. Charges will appear on the January invoice.

November 2019

November 1

September 2019

September 1

  • Value Added Tax (VAT) collection for South Korea and Quebec Sales Tax (QST) collection for Quebec, Canada have begun. Charges will appear on the October invoice.

August 2019

August 23

May 2019

May 1

January 2019

January 1

November 2018

November 1

  • Value Added Tax (VAT) collection for Switzerland and Turkey has begun. Charges will appear on the December invoice.