VAT refund claim for non-established in the EU
The next September 30th, 2014 is the deadline for non-EU business persons to apply for the refund claim of the VAT quotas borne in the Spanish VAT territory during 2013.
This deadline is definitive, so in case of exceeding it will not be longer entitled to apply for the VAT refund
Moreover, only business operators established in a country to which Spain has concluded a reciprocity agreement are entitled to apply for the VAT refund. At present, countries with reciprocity agreement are: Switzerland, Norway, Japan, Canada, Israel and Monaco. For such purposes a Spanish tax representative must be appointed in order to file the application Form.
Herein is attached a presentation where showing the refund claim procedure and Diligens’s services in this regard.