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Value Added Tax is a consumption tax added to most goods and services in many countries around the world. The national tax systems of Europe, Canada, Japan and Australia allow most non-resident business entities to claim a refund of VAT. Value Added Tax is called by different terminology in different countries. In Canada, VAT is called GST and in Japan it is JCT [see more VAT abbreviations]. VAT refund rules and registration requirements vary from country to country, but most North American business entities will qualify for a refund if they follow the proper procedures. Sometimes, VAT registration may be necessary in order to get the refund.
The VAT rates vary from country to country, and are currently 15% - 25% in Europe, 5% in Japan and 10% in Australia.
Typical Recoverable Expenses are:
Most North American companies that incur VAT on business related expenses in Europe, Japan and Australia are entitled to a refund. In some instances, VAT registration may be required.
To obtain a refund, a company must submit original VAT invoices to the tax authorities where the expenditures or business transactions incurred. Official application forms in the local language of the country must be completed and submitted along with the original invoices.
Euro VAT Refund makes it convenient for your firm to collect VAT refunds and can manage VAT registration when required. We take care of all communications, interactions and claim filings with local tax authorities, and we understand their unique requirements and customs.
EuroVAT has the necessary forms, procedures, experience and working relationships to expedite your claims for prompt and maximized payment, and help you to structure for future refunds.
We will help you understand how to deal with the very complex VAT rules that are in place in over 100 countries worldwide.
For more information: VAT Refund Step