A VAT refund in the EU is a topic which often arouses interest among companies that conduct transactions taxed in other Member States.
A company which is a taxpayer and incurs costs taxed in any of the EU Member States may obtain a VAT refund. It should be noted that VAT cannot be classified as an expense by a company, even if it was paid in another Member State.
Have you paid VAT in an EU Member State in which you do not have a permanent registered office and you would like to obtain a refund? You can apply for this provided that you meet certain conditions.
Note that not all expenses are refundable. Expense categories may vary across countries. A VAT refund applies in the following cases: