You can recover VAT on your business costs from all EU Member states: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain & Sweden. VAT can also be recovered from other countries if a reciprocal agreement exists between that country and the country where your business activities are registered.
If you only have the receipt, we´ll obtain a legal invoice on your behalf.
Quick recovery times guarenteed.
Recover Duty applied on fuel transactions abroad
We recover TIPP tax applied on fuel transaction in certain EU countries.
Save upto 0.24€/litre in Belgium and up to 0,21€/litre in Italy. HUGE SAVINGS!
We also recover TIPP in France, Italy, Slovenia and Belgium.
As simple as recovering VAT.
Professional fuel tax
Recover “Professional Fuel Tax” in Spain
We manage the claim on your behalf.
We remove the administrative burden making the process quick and easy for you.
Full access to your claims on Vrio´s customer management platform Copilot.
Frequently Asked Questions
Consult our Frequently Asked Questions section to help answer any questions you may have about the services we offer.
Where can I recover VAT?
If you travel throughout the EU or within countries with reciprocal agreements then you can recover any legitimate business costs within those countries.
How often can I reclaim?
Claims for VAT relcaim are made on a quarterly, semester or annual basis according to the minimum amounts applied to each claim period. EU claims can be made for those periods until 30 September of the following year. Other countries may differ, but claims can normally be made until 30th June of the following year.
Who can recover VAT?
Transport and passenger travel companies, Industrial, tourist and cooperatives are also sectors and profiles that can recover VAT.
What costs are recoverable?
Tax applied on legitimate business costs are recoverable including: Fuel, tolls, repairs, trade fairs, hotels, restaurants, vehicle rental, phone, fax, ferry, taxis, lubricants, vehicle wash, road maps, training courses are among those valid.
What is necessary to recover VAT?
You must be a registered company or sole trader carrying out cross-border business activities.
Registration in the (RIO) Register of Intra-communitary Operators with a valid operating number.
What documentation is necessary?
Valid invoices and receipts which clearly specify the VAT amount applied.
Certain Authorisations might be required according to the country and current legislation.
How long does it take for claims to be paid?
It differs but usually upto 4 months.
Can bus companies recover VAT?
Yes but only in certain countries: Czech Republic, France, Holland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sweden and UK.
What are the requirements for recovering TIPP (fuel duty) in Europe?
You must operate as a sole trader or have a registered company in an EU state which is dedicated to road haulage or passenger transport.
Only vehicles 7.5 tons or above qualify.
Only fuel transactions with valid fuel card operators are valid.
What documentation do I need to recover TIPP?
Vehicle Reg Docs.
Valid Fuel Invoices.
Which countries refund TIPP?
Belgium, France, Italy and Slovenia
How long does it take to recover TIPP?
It depends on the country and on the administrative office responsable for each claim. Unfortunately payment can vary from 3 months to 3 years.
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Improve your cash flow by recovering your European tax quicker than ever before. Our dedicated and friendly team of professionals keep you fully informed along the way.
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