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If you send goods to the EU, then our VAT EU guide will help you. If you have any questions regards VAT then please do not hesitate to contact us.

To find out more about a specific EU countries Sales Tax VAT, information, requirements and application, please click on the highlighted country.

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Austria SalesTax VAT the standard rate is 20%. The standard VAT tax applies to all sales transactions of goods or services that are not part of the other levels. The VAT increased from 17.5% to 20% on 4 January 2011

Belgium Sales Tax VAT was introduced in Belgium starting with 1st of January 1971; the standard VAT is applicable at a rate of 21% for goods and services commercialized on the Belgian territory.

Bulgaria Sales Tax VAT standard rate in Bulgaria is 20% the reduced rate is 9%.

Croatia Sales Tax VAT the standard rate in Croatia is 25%. There is a reduced VAT rate of 13% for accommodation, food and newspapers. VAT at a rate of 5% is applicable for to selected foodstuffs, books and medical equipment.

Cyprus Sales Tax VAT the standard rate is 19% the reduced rate is 9%.

Czech RepublicSalesTax VAT the standard rate is 21% since 1 January 2013. There are two VAT rates in the Czech Republic. A reduced rate of 15% on foodstuffs, livestock, water and domestic fuel, books and newspapers; construction; cultural and sports events; household services.

Denmark Sales Tax VAT is generally applied at one rate, and with few exceptions is not split into two or more rates as in other countries (e.g. Germany), where reduced rates apply to essential goods such as foodstuffs. The current standard rate of VAT in Denmark is 25%.

Estonia Sales Tax VAT has a simple, broad-based value-added tax with a 20 percent tax rate, which is slightly above the OECD average.

Finland Sales Tax VAT standard rate is 24%. Sales Tax Rate in Finland averaged 22.79% from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 24% in 2013 and a record low of 22% in 2001

France Sales Tax VAT France introduced Value Added Tax, Taxe sur la Valeur Ajoutée or TVA, in 1954. The current standard rate is 20%,reduced rates are 10%, 5.5% and 2.1%.

German SalesTax VAT is called Mehrwertsteuer (MwSt). It is also sometimes known as Umsatzsteuer (UST, or UmSt). The standard rate of German VAT is 19%, but a reduced rate of 7% may apply to some supplies.

Greece Sales Tax VAT the standard rate in Greece is 24% increased from the previous 23% rate. There is a reduced rate of 13% that applies, in the main, to food, medicines. The V.A.T rate for hotel accommodation, books and newspapers is 6.5%.

Hungary Sales Tax VAT the standard rate is 27% with a reduced rate of 18%, 5% and 0% oniIntra-community and international transport.

Ireland Sales Tax VAT the Standard rate of VAT is 23% and there are three further VAT bands at reduced rates of 13.5%, 9% and 4.8%.

Italy Sales Tax VAT is called IVA (Imposta sul Valore Aggiunta) in Italian, but is also known (as are all such national taxes around the world) by its English-language acronym VAT (for “Value Added Tax,” which is essentially what “IVA” means). On most items in Italy this tax is 22%.

Latvia Sales Tax VAT the standard rate for VAT is 21% with a reduced rate of 12% and 0%.

Lithuania SalesTax VAT the standard VAT rate in Lithuania is 21% , there are also reduced rates of 9% and 5%.

Luxombourg Sales Tax VAT the standard rate is 17%, there are reduced rates of 14%, 8%, 3% and 0%.

Malta Sales Tax VAT the standard rate is 18%. However, certain goods and services have a reduced rate of 7% or 5% or 0%. Supplies that are taxable at 7% are: Accommodation in a hotel or guest house.

Netherlands / Holland SalesTax VAT the standard rate is 21%. A lower rate of 6% applies for certain goods and services, such as food products, books, medicines, art, antiques, entry to museums, zoos, theatres and sports. Visible exports are zero-rated

Poland Sales Tax VAT the standard V is 23%. There are reduced rates of 8% and 5% on certain food, books, newspapers and the supply of a limited number of other services. A number of services are exempt from Polish VAT, such as financial and postal services.

Portugal Sales Tax VAT  the standard rate is 23%; with a reduced rate of 6% and intermediate rate of 13%. There are also different VAT rates applicable in the Portuguese Islands (Azores and Madeira). In Azores the standard VAT rate in Portugal is 18%, with reduced rate of 5% and intermediate rate of 10%.

Romania Sales Tax VAT the standard rate is 23% with reduced rates of 13% and 6%.

Slovakia Sales Tax VAT the standard VAT rate in Slovakia is 20%, with a reduced rate of 10%. Mainly for books and medical supplies.

Slovenia Sales Tax VAT the standard VAT rate in Slovenia is 22%, with a reduced rate of 9.5%. There are variations to the rates above, including exempt taxable supplies.

Spain Sales Tax VAT the standard rate is 21%, with reduced rates of 4% and 10%. The 10% rate applies to certain goods and services, such as purchase of a newly built properties, hotels and restaurants, health products, and entertainment and sports activities.

Sweden Sales Tax VAT the standard rateis 25%. with reduced rates of 12% and 6% for food, accommodation rental, books, newspapers and other goods and services. Examples of exempt supplies are healthcare, financial services and education.

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VAT RETURNS

We can provide VAT returns to your business. We use Sage Accounting to keep a record of your transactions to ensure the returns are always correct.

HMRC SUPPORT

Dealing with HMRC can be complicated, maybe you have had assessments or fines, we can deal with HMRC on your behalf.

VAT APPLICATION

We offer a VAT registration service, if you need a VAT number to trade in the UK we can help you, please reach out to us.

HISTORICAL VAT RETURNS

If you think your previous VAT returns may be wrong, we can help you, HMRC allows the checking of returns for up to 6 years, if you think your returns maybe wrong its best to check properly.