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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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Norway propose the introduction of a simplified VAT regime for low value goods

From 1 April 2020, the Norwegian government is proposing to make changes to the Value Added Tax (VAT) rules that apply to non-resident businesses selling and shipping directly to consumers in the country. This new regime is an extension to the simplified scheme already in place for cross-border sales of electronic services to consumers (VOES)… Read More

French tax authorities confirm new purchase order requirement for VAT invoices

The French tax authorities recently confirmed that companies VAT registered in France must now show purchase order numbers on their invoices, if a purchase order was raised prior to the invoice being issued. In France, missing or misstated information on an invoice can be penalised in the event of an audit and penalties can be… Read More

Netherlands confirm new requirements for companies exporting goods from the country

From 1 December 2019, non-EU companies will have to either establish their own Dutch company or appoint an EU established indirect customs representative, to export goods from the country. This requirement follows recent clarification released by the EU commission, stating that non-EU businesses must be established in the customs territory of the EU in order… Read More