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VAT on Polish goods

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VAT on Polish goods

Postby shotokan » Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:09 pm

A friend, a private individual, has just bought a product from Poland who have charged him 23% VAT which I accept is correct. Is there some mechanism for claiming back the 3% difference between this and the UK VAT rate?

All comments are appreciated.

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Re: VAT on Polish goods

Postby jpcentral » Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:23 pm

No. He is treated as a private purchaser in Poland in exactly the same way as if he had walked into a shop in Warsaw.
John Perry
Central Business Services

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