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Our snapshot view of VAT rates enables you to compare the standard rate with reduced rate of VAT in each country. Further country specific VAT information and the latest news updates can be found by clicking on the country link.

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Common questions

Yes, potentially you will need to charge VAT on the sale of these goods. In order to know for sure we will have to look at where and to which type of customer you are selling the goods, therefore in order to get a definitive answer please contact us.

You could potentially have a requirement to VAT register and charge VAT on the supply of services in the EU, this largely depends on the type of service you are providing and who you are providing this to. For a more definitive answer and a free VAT consultation please contact us.

No as these are zero rated sales for VAT purposes. However in order to export from the EU you will need to have an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number and may also be required to register for VAT in the country that you are making the sale from. For a more definitive answer and if you would like help in obtaining an EORI number or a VAT account please contact us.

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France advises companies to make EU Refund Directive claims by 28 February 2019

The French tax authorities have recommended that French and UK businesses, who use the EU Refund Directive mechanism to claim back VAT incurred in the UK and France during 2018, should complete their applications by 28 February 2019. Normally these types of claims would have a submission deadline of 30 September in both countries.¬† However,… Read More

France extends e-invoices for business to Government transactions

From 1 January 2019, France extended the obligation to submit electronic VAT invoices for sales made to the government, to include small and mid-sized businesses. Small and mid-sized businesses are considered to be vendors with between 10 to 250 employees and this new requirement will mean that they must use authorised software to raise and… Read More

Ireland increase VAT rate applied to food supplements from 1 March 2019

From 1 March 2019, Ireland will raise the VAT rate applied to food supplements (including vitamins, minerals fish oils etc.) to 23%. This is due to the Irish Revenue recently confirming that they no longer consider these types of supplies as foodstuffs and therefore they will be reclassified from the zero to the standard VAT… Read More