We propose three services to address all of the VAT regulatory issues related to your operations in the EU and other European countries:
When contending with VAT risks internationally, professionals need to be helped and supported by skilled professionals. Our pool of expertise brings together the best specialists and relies upon genuine real-world experience.
The VAT guidelines define a legal framework for VAT rates in the EU, but they allow member states to set the number and the level of VAT rates.
There are a number of exceptions to the standard rules.
Learn more about VAT rates in Europe on the Mathez Conseil Formation blog, and download the PDF file in French listing the 2018 VAT rates in the EU.
With the elimination of customs borders in 1992, two documents for tracking exchanges between countries in the EU appeared:
The majority of the member states of the European Union have separated these two obligations, and most often the EC sales list is included as an annex to VAT declarations. France chose to combine these two obligations on the Declaration d'Echange de Biens (DEB):
Mathez Conseil Formation keeps track of updates to theDEB thresholds in each of the 28 countries in the European Union.
To outsource and secure your DEB, DES, and Intrastat declarations, contact Mathez Intracom, the number one third party declarant in France.
Entering EU and international markets in full compliance with local VAT regulations is essential to ensure the sure growth of your business activities abroad. Some operations may make a foreign VAT registration mandatory and they may involve other declarations requirements.
Designating a tax representative allows you to perform activities that are subject to VAT in various member states within the European Union, and it also helps you meet your tax obligations, by dispensing with the need to create a branch of your business in each of these countries.
Your tax representative will handle all the formalities linked to registration with the VAT, and will represent your interests with respect to administrative authorities, and will take on your declaration requirements in full compliance with tax legislation.
To find out more, consult with Easytax.
A certain number of business activities may make it mandatory to have a VAT identification in a foreign country, and they may require other declaration obligations:
• Storage platforms (product flows inside and outside the European Union).
• Online sales.
• Delivery of goods along with installation or assembly.
• Consignment stocks.
• Sub-contracting abroad followed by deliveries directly to the end customers.
• Real estate construction projects.
• Purchase-resale in the same country.
Regulation is complicated and there are many specific types of cases to prepare for. Don't hesitate to consult our specialists for an analysis of your particular situation: contact Easytax.