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News 12th of November 2020 By Dries Torreele and Bert Vandorpe

Brexit: no EU refund for British VAT from 1 January 2021

Brexit: no EU refund for British VAT from 1 January 2021

EU VAT refund

What about UK VAT after 1 January 2021?

  • + Refunds must be requested directly from the British tax authorities (HMRC). 
  • + The refund period is not based on the calendar year, but on the period between 1 July and 30 June. 
  • + The final deadline is set at 6 months after the refund period (31 December in this case).
  • +Refunds may take place every quarter (£130 minimum) or annually (£16 minimum).
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Dries Torreele
Dries Torreele
Bert Vandorpe
Bert Vandorpe