VAT Charges Explained

Dutch sales

VAT is chargeable on all sales within the Netherlands irrespective of the payment method and VAT status.

EU sales

VAT is not charged on EU sales to Non-NL based EU customers who are registered for VAT and provide a valid VAT registration number at the point of sale. This can be done on-line during the checkout process or by sending your VAT registration number to our sales team at sales@fvlight.eu or updating your customer profile online.

The following countries are within the EU for VAT purposes:

Austria AT including Jungholtz and Mittelberg
Belgium BE
Bulgaria BG
Cyprus CY
Czech Republic CZ
Denmark DK
Estonia EE
Finland FI
France FR including Monaco and Corsica
Germany DE
Greece GR
Hungary HU
Ireland IE excluding Northern Ireland of UK
Croatia HR
Italy IT including Sardinia
Latvia LV
Lithuania LT
Luxembourg LX
Malta MT
Poland PL
Portugal PT including Madeira and the Azores
Romania RO
Slovenia SI
Slovakia SK
Spain ES including the Balearic Islands
Sweden SE
United Kingdom UK

VAT numbers are validated through the VIES VAT number validation portal: VIES VAT NUMBER CHECKER

Sales to countries outside the EU

Sales to non-EU customers where the delivery is outside the EU are exempt from VAT charges and will include a full commercial invoice to aid customs clearance on importation to the destination country.

The following Countries are outside the EU for VAT purposes:

Aland Islands, FI
Andorra
Canary Islands, ES
Ceuta, ES
Channel Islands, UK
Isle of Heligoland, DE
Iceland
Faroe Islands
French Guiana, FR
Gibraltar, UK
Guadeloupe, FR
Liechtenstein
Martinique, FR
Melilla, ES
Miquelon, FR
Mount Athos, EL
Mount Athos, EL
Reunion, FR
San Marino
St Pierre, FR
Switzerland

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