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VAT on local printing and delivery within EU

We deliver to an extensive list of countries and have local production in many regions. Gelato is VAT registered and has local print partners and delivery in following countries in EU (please note that this is subject to change at any time). 

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

Note:  You will find Gelato's local VAT ID in your invoice.

 

Important: We always aim to produce materials in the country of delivery, however, in order to ensure the best quality and fast delivery for our customers we may in some cases send a customer print job to a printer outside the country of delivery, even if we have a print partner in the country of delivery. For information on local production and delivery please see below the VAT treatment in each country.

 

Local printing and delivery in Austria

Extended reverse charge does not apply to Austrian VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 20% VAT.

 

Local printing and delivery in Belgium

Extended reverse charge applies to Belgian VAT legislation, therefore orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to:

  • 21% VAT if you are NOT registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Belgium
  • 0% VAT if you are registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Belgium

Note: The Belgian VAT ID should be included in your billing address. You can then pay applicable VAT directly to the tax authority in Belgium.

 

Local printing and delivery in Czech Republic

Extended reverse charge does not apply to Czech VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 21% VAT. 

 

Local printing and delivery in Denmark

Extended reverse charge does not apply to Danish VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 25% VAT.

 

Local printing and delivery in France

Extended reverse charge applies to French VAT legislation, therefore orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to:

  • 20% VAT if you are NOT registered with a valid EU VAT ID in France
  • 0% VAT if you are registered with a valid EU VAT ID in France

Note: The French VAT ID should be included in your billing address. You can then pay applicable VAT directly to the tax authority in France. 

 

Local printing and delivery in Germany

Extended reverse charge does not apply to German VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 19% VAT*.

*Important: for the period from 1 July 2020 through 31 December 2020, the VAT standard rate is to be decreased to 16% (from 19%).

 

Local printing and delivery in Ireland

Extended reverse charge does not apply to Irish VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 23% VAT. 

 

Local printing and delivery in Italy

Extended reverse charge applies to Italian VAT legislation, therefore orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to:

  • 22% VAT if you are NOT registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Italy
  • 0% VAT if you are registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Italy

Note: The Italian VAT ID should be included in your billing address. You can then pay applicable VAT directly to the tax authority in Italy.

 

Local printing and delivery in Netherlands

Extended reverse charge applies to Dutch VAT legislation, therefore orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to:

  • 21% VAT if you are NOT registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Netherlands
  • 0% VAT if you are registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Netherlands

Note: The Dutch VAT ID should be included in your billing address. You can then pay applicable VAT directly to the tax authority in Netherlands.

 

Local printing and delivery in Portugal

Extended reverse charge applies to Portuguese VAT legislation, however, since Gelato does not have a presence in Portugal all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 23% VAT.

 

Local printing and delivery in Spain

Extended reverse charge applies to Spanish VAT legislation, therefore orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to:

  • 21% VAT if you are NOT registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Spain
  • 0% VAT if you are registered with a valid EU VAT ID in Spain

Note: The Spanish VAT ID should be included in your billing address. You can then pay applicable VAT directly to the tax authority in Spain. 

Canary Islands: Gelato delivers printed materials to business customers in the Canary Islands. These supplies are treated as exports of goods from EU and are VAT exempt. 

 

Local printing and delivery in Sweden

Extended reverse charge applies to Swedish VAT legislation, however, since Gelato has not registered for extended reverse charge in Sweden all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 25% VAT. 

 

Local printing and delivery in Switzerland

Extended reverse charge does not apply to Swiss VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 8% VAT. 

 

Local printing and delivery in United Kingdom

Extended reverse charge does not apply to United Kingdom's VAT legislation, therefore all orders produced locally will be treated as a domestic sales of goods and are subject to 20% VAT. 

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