Business Abroad?

GET YOUR VAT BACK! Refunds of Value Added Tax (VAT) paid on your business expenses in about 40 countries worldwide!...

Travel Instructions

To ensure that your company may successfully apply for Value Added Tax (VAT) refunds from your European/foreign business...

VAT Rates by Country

* (some restrictions in some countries apply - please inquire)

VAT Filing Deadlines

Filing Deadlines for VAT Refund Claims

Import VAT

is charged for import of goods at the border of VAT countries in addition to customs duties

VAT Refund Samples

ACTUAL VAT refund, ONE client, ONE year, HIGH VOLUME return  

Important VAT News

  • VAT is the VERY FORMAL Sales tax in about 150 countries. 

    Mistakes can result in loss of VAT OR Import VAT refunds which will reduce your profit margins for activities abroad (exports, trade shows, events etc.) 

    Here is your VAT checklist for talking to INSATAX (toll free 1-866-332-4777).

  • Look at your VAT and import VAT in Asia. 

    Travel expenses, trade shows, services and other business expenses are subject to VAT (GST, consumption tax etc.) in many Asian countries. The standard VAT and import VAT rates in the most economically important countries in Asia are:

  • VAT rates have changed again for 2015 in some of the 150 VAT countries…

    LUXUMBOURG: This nation is one of the 28 member countries of the European community. For 2015, their standard Value Added Tax rate will increase from 15% to 17%.

    ICELAND:  Iceland will reduce their standard VAT rate from 25.5% to 24% this year.

    ITALY:  This Mediterranean country will be increasing their standard VAT rates incrementally over the next few years with the goal of 25.5% in 2018. Coming into effect soon there will be increases…