Brexit: What Are the Changes to EU VAT Refunds?

Brexit: What Are the Changes to EU VAT Refunds?

You can continue to use the EU VAT refund system to claim a VAT refund on expenses incurred before 1 January 2021 in EU member states, until 11 pm on 31 March 2021.

You will not be able to use the EU VAT refund system to claim VAT refunds on expenses incurred in an EU member state on or after 1 January 2021.

You will be able to view previous claims and amend previous claims until 31 March 2021.

Claims for a refund for expenses incurred in an EU member state on or after 1 January 2021 will need to be made via each EU member state. Each EU member state has its own process for refunding VAT to businesses based outside the EU. You’ll need to use the process for the EU member state where you’re claiming a refund.

Find out what else is changing on 1 January 2021 here.

If you have any questions regarding the above, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please note: This article is a commentary on general principles and should not be interpreted as advice for your specific situation.

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