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?

0 %
Hotel & Accommodation
0 %
10 %
Conf, Trade Shows & Expo
0 %
Public Transport
0 %
10 %
Marketing Costs
10 %
Professional Fees
10 %
Car Rental
10 %
Training, Courses & Seminar

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.

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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