The European Union has defined a harmonised legal framework for VAT, which is introduced in our guide to Intra-Community VAT obligations. However, each Member State has the flexibility to define its own VAT rates, the conditions for VAT registration, the reverse charge mechanism, the conditions for VAT recovery, exemptions, invoicing rules and reporting requirements. You will find in our country guides the main national specificities. You will find in our country guides the main national specificities.

VAT UPDATES

VAT regulations change frequently in Europe. Our monitoring service shares the latest news in each of the 27 EU Member States.

From July1, 2024, olive oil will be added to the list of essential products taxed at a 0-rate during periods of inflation (4% under normal conditions).
From July1, 2024, olive oil will be added to the list of essential products taxed at a 0-rate during periods of inflation (4% under normal conditions).
The Wachstumschancengesetz was passed by both German parliamentary chambers on March 22, 2024. The obligation to issue BtoB electronic invoices will be introduced in two waves: From January 1, 2027
In decision no. 2024TALCH14/00058 , the 14th Chamber confirmed the position of the 3rd Chamber and the AEDT. A company is automatically classified as a partial taxable person if it
In decision no. 2024TALCH14/00058, Luxemburg judges confirm the position of the Administration de l’Enregistrement, des Domaines et de la TVA (AEDT) on the right to deduct VAT on overheads. To
Three weeks ago, the French newspaper Challenges mentioned a delay, or even a cancellation, of electronic invoicing in France. On May 31, 2024, during the latest meeting held by the
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