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0003062Composrecommercepublic2017-02-03 15:15
ReporterChris GrahamAssigned To 
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Summary0003062: Sales tax: entering of VAT numbers in the EU
DescriptionFor businesses operating out of the EU, the VAT system applies.

This is subtly different from sales tax in most other countries. It's a consumer tax, businesses don't pay it per se, so long as they are registered and operate the system for the government. Businesses charge VAT to customers, get effective-rebates on VAT they paid, or can avoid paying VAT altogether by giving their VAT number when making a purchase.

Currently we don't support business customers putting in a VAT number to avoid paying. If we do this, we should verify the VAT number given (, then we log it all and zero out the tax.

Not supporting this system is not a big deal for most customers, as the businesses customers get their effective-rebate anyway when they do their VAT return.
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2017-02-03 14:46 Chris Graham New Issue
2017-02-03 15:15 Chris Graham Description Updated View Revisions