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VAT Refund table

EU Refund Directive VAT Rate Guide

Insight to determine your VAT refund potential for companies based inside the EU

This VAT Rate guide displays claimable countries and their VAT rates for businesses that reside inside the EU member states.

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International VAT Rates

When it comes to understanding international VAT rates and claimable expenses, it can get confusing. Click on a country below to show the essential legislation for each country, their VAT rate and whether a cost is claimable or not. This VAT Rates table should provide you with enough insight to determine your VAT refund potential.

COUNTRY

COUNTRY FULL NAME

GENERAL VAT RATE

VAT DEADLINE

The table below shows the general VAT rate per country and the deadline for VAT refund submission. Click a country to view more details.

Austria

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Belgium

21%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Bulgaria

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Croatia

25%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Cyprus

19%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Czech Republic

21%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Denmark

25%

30 September of the year following the claim year date 

Estonia

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Finland 

24%

30 September of the year following the claim year date 

France

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Germany

19%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Greece

24%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Hungary

27%

30 September of the year following the claim year date 

Iceland

24%

30 June of each year (Within 6 months of the end of the calendar year in which the tax was incurred)

Ireland

23%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Italy

22%

30 September of the year following the claim year date 

Latvia

21%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Lithuania

21%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Luxembourg

17%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Malta

18%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Monaco

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Netherlands

21%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Norway

25%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Poland 

23%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Portugal

23%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Romania

19%

30 September of the year following the claim year date 

Saudi Arabia

22%

30 June of each year (Within 6 months of the end of the calendar year in which the tax was incurred)

Serbia

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Slovakia

20%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Slovenia

22%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

South Korea

10%

30 June of each year (Within 6 months of the end of the calendar year in which the tax was incurred)

Spain

21%

30 September of the year following the claim year date 

Sweden

25%

30 September of the year following the claim year date

Switzerland

7.7%

30 June of each year (Within 6 months of the end of the calendar year in which the tax was incurred)

Taiwan

5%

30 June of each year (Within 6 months of the end of the calendar year in which the tax was incurred)

United Arab Emirates

5%

January to December of the previous year

United Kingdom

20%

January to December of the previous year

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