Helping entrepreneurs to restart selling in Europe
We register you for VAT, handle tax reports and filings, and provide a fiscal representative if you need one – all in Europe
How EU VAT registration works
You choose the
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We fill in all the
We send you the list of all docs we need, collect them online, and prepare applications
you for VAT
We send you the VAT registration documents and advise on the reporting
We make it easy for UK entrepreneurs to trade across the EU
EU Tax Representatives
We have accountants across all of Europe to take care of your tax related issues, handle communication with the authorities, and ensure the highest quality standards.
Automate filings with our software and get informed when a deadline is soon to come or when a payment is due. We check all information for accuracy, so you always receive notifications whenever there are any payments to make, things to consider or deadlines to meet.
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When you need to register for an EU VAT number
These are the most frequent but not the only reasons to pay VAT in other countries.
Talk to our experts about your case and find out what to expect.
Goods storage in the EU
Storage in any EU country means you have to register for VAT there. Make sure you organise your storage in a way that minimises VAT expenses.
Buying and selling goods in the EU
Every country has its own regulations regarding VAT, but any time you buy or sell elsewhere, your company has to procure registration for VAT.
Events holding in the EU
You only have to be VAT-registered if you collect money for particpating in the event, like a training session or a festival.
The VAT registration threshold
If you are selling to a country outside its VAT delivery treshhold, you must register for VAT in that country.
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What Is the EU VAT Number?
A VAT number – or VAT registration number – is a unique code issued to companies that are registered to pay VAT. It acts as an identifier used in many countries, including countries in the European Union. It’s used for tax purposes. In the EU, a VAT number can be verified online at the EU’s VIES (VAT Information Exchange System), a search engine owned by the European Commission.
How to Get an EU VAT Number?
To get an EU VAT number, your company needs to register for VAT in the EU, and you need to apply to Her Majesty Revenue & Customs (HMRC). You can either register yourself via the VAT online service or get an accountant or agent to do this for you.
After registering, you will get a VAT registration certificate within 2-8 weeks. The tax authorities may well ask further questions, specifically to try to prevent VAT fraud. Once your company has received your VAT number, you are free to start trading and charging VAT on foreign transactions. Keep in mind to follow the rules on EU VAT Compliance and complete regular EU VAT Returns.
How to Check EU VAT Number?
You may find yourself wanting to check the VAT number of a company you want to do business with. You may want to check if their VAT registration number is valid, or you may just want to check the company name and address of the business the number is registered to.
What Is EU VAT Identification Number?
An EU VAT Identification Number or VAT registration number is a unique number that identifies a taxable business registered for VAT. Companies can find these numbers on the registration certificate issued by HMRC, and it should be stated on any invoice they give.
Every EU country issues its own national VAT number. If your business supplies goods or services in several EU countries, you might need to get a VAT number in each of these countries.