Foreign VAT Refunds Guide from United Kingdom (UK)

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

What Expenses are Claimable for VAT Refund in the UK?

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

What are the UK VAT Rates?

The UK divides VAT rates into the following three categories.

Applies to mostly all goods and services.
Applies to certain goods and services, such as domestic fuel and power.
Applies to specific goods and services, such as food, books, and children's clothing.

How to Get VAT Refunds from the UK for Your Business?

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

Frequently Asked Questions About UK Vat Recovery

1 July of the previous year to 30 June of the current year.

It may take up to 4 months for EU businesses and up to 6 months for Non-EU businesses to receive a VAT refund from UK.

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