Claiming VAT for goods purchased from the EU and sold elsewhere


How do I claim VAT for the goods that are purchased from an EU company and sold onto another EU company as a UK registered company? 


There should not be any VAT charged by the supplier when the goods are delivered directly from the supplier in an EU country to your final customer in another EU country. This is called ‘The triangulation simplification’.  For more information please get in touch at [email protected]

This question was asked as part of our ‘VAT overseas’ webinar which we ran with SimplyVAT:

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