Claim VAT back on watches

Claim VAT back on watches

Yes you can claim back VAT on watches  All new retail goods are VAT claimable. Also watches. It's not possible to claim back VAT on second-hand watches, or in fact any second-hand goods since the VAT has already been paid. A lot of people go to Europe to buy their watches and then claim back the VAT. And there are two ways to do. 1. Claim back the VAT on your own. This is rather complicated, and the process varies from country to country and is not advisable if this is a very rare purchase or it is a substantial amount. You can read more at the EU Comissions Homepage: Guide to VAT refund article. 2. Use a VAT service provider. Global Blue is by far the biggest provider of this service with more than +300.000 stores using their services. Doestnt matter which of the above solutions you choose to go with, these following steps are applicable for both: When you are in the shop, ask the shop assistant in...
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