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A VAT Refund Guide to

Romania

How to get VAT Refunds from Romania for your business

Businesses registered in countries outside of Romania can claim VAT refunds on any costs incurred in Romania.
The below information details the requirements needed to be eligible for a VAT refund. This includes claimable expense types, Romania VAT rates, deadlines and claiming periods.

Where is your company based?

EU

based businesses

VAT-registered businesses in an EU member state are eligible to recover VAT on business costs from Romania under the EU VAT Refund Directive.

NON-EU

based businesses

VAT-registered businesses outside of the European Union are eligible to recover VAT on business costs from Romania under the 13th Directive.

Which countries have reciprocity with Romania?

All EU countries, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey

For a more detailed explanation on what reciprocity means within the scope of VAT, click here:

What expenses are claimable in Romania?

ENTERTAINMENT & HOSPITALITY

Entertainment

0%
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Hotels & Accommodation

9%
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Restaurants

9%

EVENTS

Conferences, Trade Shows & Exhibitions

19%

Training Courses & Seminars

19%

GENERAL EXPENSES

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Goods

19%

Inter-company charges

19%

Office Expenses

19%
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Marketing Costs

19%

Professional Fees & AP invoices

19%

TRAVEL RELATED

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Car Rental

19%
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Fuel

19%
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Public Transport

19%
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Taxis

6%

Additional Information

How far back can your business claim VAT from Romania?
January to December of the previous year
What’s the foreign VAT deadline in Romania?
30 September of the year following the claim year date
How long does it take to receive a VAT refund from Romania?
Depending on the complexity of your application and the capacity at the VAT authority, it can take up to 6 months for EU businesses and up to 10 months for Non-EU businesses to receive a VAT refund from Romania

Need help with your VAT refund from Romania?

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