Foreign VAT Refunds Guide from Luxembourg
The following information details the requirements needed to be eligible for a VAT refund in Luxembourg. These include claimable expense types, the Luxembourg VAT rates and deadlines, as well as claiming periods.
What Expenses are Claimable for VAT Refund in Luxembourg?
What are the Luxembourg VAT Rates?
The VAT rates in Luxembourg are as follows:
Applies to mostly all goods and services.
• The reduced VAT rate of 8% applies to certain goods and services, such as food and non-alcoholic beverages, pharmaceuticals, and certain cultural services.
• The reduced VAT rate of 3% applies to certain goods and services, such as books, newspapers, and e-books.
• Luxembourg does not have a zero VAT rate.
How to Get VAT Refunds from Luxembourg for Your Business?
VAT Refunds Guide for EU Companies
VAT Refunds Guide for Non-EU Companies
Frequently Asked Questions About Luxembourg 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 6 months for EU businesses and 10 months for Non-EU businesses to get a VAT refund to be processed by the Luxembourg Tax Authority depending on complexity of the claim.
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