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Whether your employees embark on an incentive company trip, or showcasing the latest innovations at an expo, be sure to reclaim up to 25% of the costs back.

VAT on Conferences, Tradeshows and Events

One of the most frequent costs that a business incurs is attending tradeshows, exhibitions or conferences and when these are held overseas, the foreign VAT can up into the hundreds of thousands. As a common A/P expense, there is no reason for any company to be incurring these costs.

Foreign VAT is Claimable on the Conference, Trade-show and Event Expenses

Exhibition space

Stand equipment

Accommodation related to event

Travel expenses

Import VAT

Where the business ships their goods to the country

Goods VAT

Where the business buys goods in the foreign country

Your business is entitled to claim VAT on events in any of the following cases  …


Your employees are attending a tradeshow taking place in a foreign country.


Your business is exhibiting at a tradeshow in a foreign country.


Your business is organising or part of a conference or symposium held overseas.

Got a tradeshow or conference coming up?

Find out what event-related expenses are claimable by downloading our 2020 VAT guide.

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