Foreign VAT Refunds Guide from Austria
The following information details the requirements needed to be eligible for a VAT refund in Austria. These include claimable expense types, the Austria VAT rates and deadlines, as well as claiming periods.
What Expenses are Claimable for VAT Refund in Austria?
What are the Austria VAT Rates?
Austria divides VAT rates into the following three categories:
Applies to all goods and services.
• VAT rate 10% applies to certain goods and services, such as newspapers, books, and admission to cultural events.
• Additionally, some goods and services are subject to a reduced VAT rate of 13%, such as food, non-alcoholic beverages, and certain medical products.
Applies to exports and intra-community supplies of goods.
How to Get VAT Refunds from Austria for Your Business?
VAT Refunds Guide for EU Companies
VAT Refunds Guide for Non-EU Companies
Frequently Asked Questions About Austria VAT Recovery
June 30 annually, within six months of the conclusion calendar year in which the tax was incurred.
January-December of the previous year.
It can take up to 4 months for a VAT refund to be processed by the Austria Tax Authority depending on the complexity of the claim.
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