Foreign VAT Refunds Guide from Australia

The following information details the requirements needed to be eligible for a VAT refund in Australia. These include claimable expense types, the Australia VAT rates and deadlines, as well as claiming periods.

What Expenses are Claimable for VAT Refund in Australia?

Hotel & Accommodation
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Conf, Trade Shows & Expo
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Public Transport
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Marketing Costs
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Professional Fees
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Car Rental
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Training, Courses & Seminar
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What are the Australia VAT Rates?

The Australia divides VAT rates into the following three categories.

Applies to mostly all goods and services with few exceptions such as basic foods, certain medical and healthcare services, and some educational courses.

How to Get VAT Refunds from Australia for Your Business?

VAT Refunds Guide for EU Companies
VAT Refunds Guide for Non-EU Companies

Frequently Asked Questions About Australia VAT Recovery

Two years after the end of the calendar year in which the expense was incurred.

New Zealand, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan

Up to four years prior to the date of the refund claim.

It typically takes around 4-8 weeks to receive a VAT refund but may extend due to the complexity of the claim.

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