VAT REFUND IN AUSTRIA:
ALL NON-RESIDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO GET IT
a) Refundable expenses:
Diesel, Repairs, Motorway tolls (Brenner included), Felber and Tauern Tunnels, Telephone and Breakdown services, Vehicle rental, Hotels and Restaurants.
b) Suitable documents:
Original DKV,UTA,ESSO,FINA,SHELL,IDS,LOMO invoices.
Original paid cash RECEIPTS up to € 150,00.
The motorway tolls RECEIPTS (GO-MAUT) higher than € 150,00 are accepted provided that all details about the Purchaser and the word "RECHNUNG NR." are shown.
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 (FIRM NAME, ADDRESS AND V.A.T. REGISTRATION NUMBER) FILLED IN BY THE SUPPLIER (NO STAMP ALLOWED)
- DATE AND NUMBER OF INVOICE
- VAT RATES 20% - 10%.
N.B.: INVOICES WITHOUT ABOVE-LISTED DETAILS WILL BE REJECTED BY THE AUSTRIAN AUTHORITY.
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 reccomend You to send the invoices before 31st March of the following year to our office.
e) Minimim VAT amounts:
Yearly application: € 50,00
Quarterly/six-monthly application: € 400,00