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Smarter VAT Solutions

These charts outline examples of some of the major business expenses that are eligible for VAT refunds. This is only a general guide please contact us for specific information for your business. These numbers reflect the percentage of VAT that is charged and its eligibility to be refunded. Empty boxes reflect expenses that are non-refundable.


CountryVAT
Names
VAT rateHotelRestaurant / MealsEntertainmentTelecommsTransportConferencesFuelAdvertisingMarketing/ PromoPrinting Materials/ Stationary
Australia **GST10
 
 
 
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 *
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
Austria UST / MWST20
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Belgium TVA / BTW21
 
 *
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Canada GST / HST5 ~ 13
 
 *
 
 *
   
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
Denmark MOMS25
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
Finland ALV24
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
France TVA20
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Germany MWST19
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Holland BTW21
 
 
 
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 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
Iceland VSK25.5
 
 
 
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 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Ireland VAT23
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Japan ***Consumption Tax5
 
 
 
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 *
 
 
 
Liechtenstein MWST8
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Luxembourg TVA15
 
 
 
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 *
 
 
 
Malta VAT18
 
 
 
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 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Monaco TVA20
 
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 *
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Norway MVA25
 
 
 
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 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Sweden MOMS25
 
 
 
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 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
Switzerland MWST8
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
United Kingdom VAT20
 
 
 
 *
 
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 

* Subject to some restrictions and limitations. A refund maybe possible through registration and specific US certification
** Refunds possible only through registration for GST
*** Refund possible only through registration for Consumption tax prior to incurring the expenses.

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