VAT REFUND IN GERMANY:
ALL NON-RESIDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR REFUND
a) Refundable expenses:
Diesel, Petrol, Parkings, Taxi, Accessories, Vehicle rental, Motorway maps and Breakdown services, Hotels and Restaurants.
b) Suitable documents:
Original LOMO,FINA,DKV,UTA,SHELL,ESSO,IDS invoices.
Original paid cash RECEIPTS up to € 150,00.
Original paid cash INVOICES of Diesel refuellings showing the following details:
- SUPPLIER'S STAMP
- DESCRIPTION OF THE PURCHASED GOODS
- QUANTITY OF LITRES REFUELLED
- TAXABLE AMOUNT
- VAT AMOUNT
- TOTAL PAID AMOUNT
- COMPLETE HEADING OF PURCHASER FILLED IN BY THE SUPPLIER IN THE SAME WAY AS THE INVOICE HAS BEEN WRITTEN (e.g.: IF THE INVOICE IS WRITTEN BY HAND, THE HEADING OF PURCHASER, AS WELL, MUST BE HANDWRITTEN BY THE SUPPLIER – NO STAMP ALLOWED)
- DATE AND NUMBER OF INVOICE
- VAT RATES 7% - 19%.
N.B.: INVOICES WITHOUT ABOVE-LISTED DETAILS WILL BE REJECTED BY THE GERMAN AUTHORITIES.
c) Registration for the electronic VAT refund system
d) Forwarding of the documents:
Quarterly/six-monthly or yearly as soon as You get Your purchase invoices . We advise You to send the invoices before 31st March of the following year to our office.
e) Minimum VAT amounts:
Yearly application: € 50,00
Quarterly/six-monthly application: € 400,00