Reclaiming VAT from Overseas

Many businesses that are involved in international operations fail to maximise VAT recovery on overseas expenditure. The VAT People has a great deal of experience in helping firms to decipher this complicated set of regulations, and we are well placed to offer advice.

Our team of specialist consultants has helped hundreds of clients to ensure they are able to prevent sanctions from HMRC. Contact us today by calling 0161 477 6600, or fill in an online enquiry form and we will get back to you at a time that is convenient for you.

Overseas VAT reclaim

Businesses often impose a travel ban on members of staff and use other cost reduction initiatives to reduce the cost of travel to the organisation. However, a significant number of firms fail to maximise VAT recovery on overseas expenditure of this type. If they did, they would significantly reduce the overall cost to the company, meaning activities would not need to be restricted.

Regardless of the size of your business, there are a number of ways in which you could be saving money on overseas expenditure. Very often, this area is overlooked due to the low value and high volume of transactions made overseas, meaning the business is unable to dedicate time to retrieving and reviewing the necessary documentation to file a claim.

We can assist with:

  • EU VAT refund
  • Non-EU VAT refunds

How we can help

Our team of consultants will assist you in maximising your overseas VAT recovery with minimal disruption to your resources. We will take care of the end-to-end processes so that you can maximise recoveries and limit the level of internal resources needed.

Get in Touch

Contact us today by calling 0161 477 6600, or fill in an online enquiry form and we will get back to you at a time that is convenient for you.

FAQs

What are the EU rules regarding online marketplaces?

As of 1st January 2021, the EU states that all online marketplaces will be treated as the
‘seller’ in respect of goods with a value up to €150. This applies to non-EU businesses
selling to customers in the EU.

The same rules apply when non-EU businesses use online platforms to sell goods from
fulfilment centres in the EU irrespective of the value of the goods.

Also, the EU VAT mini one-stop-shop known as ‘VAT MOSS’ has been extended into a
one-stop-shop known as OSS. This covers all types of services, as well as distance
sales of goods, both intra-community and imported from non-EU countries.

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