Euro VAT Refund’s CEO Speaks at German American Business Association (GABA) Event in San Diego
Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about “How to be VAT Smart” when a North American company is ready to enter the German and European market at an event organized by the German American Business Association (GABA) of Southern California “Mission Bay Boat Cruise with Experts on Market Entry into Europe through Germany” – San Diego, CA, on October 22, 2013. For further details and registration - see event flyer (pdf).
New Stricter Rules Related to Eligible VAT Invoices within the EU
New implemented rules within the EU means stricter requirements on eligible invoices accepted for VAT filings and refunds. Please contact our VAT experts for further information.
France Increases their Standard VAT Rate from 19.6% to 20%
The French government has confirmed that their standard VAT (TVA) rate will increase from 19.6% to 20% on January 1, 2014.
United Kingdom VAT Filing Deadline is Approaching
The deadline for filing a VAT refund claim to the United Kingdom’s tax authorities for invoices dated from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 is fast approaching. Please contact our office as soon as possible if interested in proceeding with a UK VAT refund. The filing preparation has to begin 3 months before the December VAT filing deadline due to an IRS certificate that has to be ordered which sometimes can take up to 3 months to receive.
Denmark Will Increase Hotel VAT Refunds with 50% from January 1, 2014
Denmark will increase hotel VAT refunds starting January 1, 2014. Denmark will refund 75% of the hotel VAT, up from 50%. This will save business travelers who file VAT refunds an additional 6.25% of the hotel costs.
Euro VAT Refund, Inc. Receives the
"2013 World Trade Week Service to World Traders Award"
Euro VAT Refund, Inc. was selected by the Los Angeles Chambers Southern California World Trade Week Awards Committee to receive the "2013 World Trade Week Service to World Traders Award".
Italy Increases their Standard VAT Rate from 21% to 22%
The Italian government has decided to increase their standard VAT (IVA) rate from 21% to 22% on October 1, 2013.
VAT Registration Required when Selling Goods Through Amazon in the EU
Several of our customers have indicated that Amazon within the EU will now
require all North American companies that are planning to sell goods through
Amazon in the EU to register for VAT before a contract is signed with any of the
Amazon websites within the EU. Please contact our VAT experts for further details.