VAT news tagged as "VAT recovery"


EU to audit VAT recovery

February 16th, 2018

The European Commission has launched an audit of the foreign VAT recovery administration of the EU 28 member states. The EC is anxious to see if countries are providing an adequate and efficient cash refund for companies incurring foreign EU VAT on company expenses. It is concerned that delays act as a disincentive to cross-border …


Italy VAT refund changes

December 3rd, 2016

Italy has guaranteed to provide VAT refunds for claims made by non-resident tax payers within 4 months of the claim submission. VAT recovery claims under the EU 8th VAT Directive for Italian VAT suffered by VAT registered business from other EU countries should be submitted through the tax payer’s home tax authority’s portal. The details …


German non-EU VAT recovery sent to European Court of Justice

September 26th, 2014

The European Commission (EC) has referred Germany to the European Court of Justice over its requirements for non-EU VAT recovery. If a foreign company is conducting business in Germany, it may incur German VAT on expenditure such as hotels, restaurants, taxis, hire of equipment etc.  If the company is tax registered in their own country, …