Information about VAT
In Germany the VAT is currently at 19%.
Do I have to pay the German VAT?
It depends. You have to pay the 19% German VAT if:
- you are a private person living inside the EU
You don´t have to pay the German VAT if:
you are ordering for an European company with a valid and registered VAT number
you are ordering from outside the EU ( this includes Switzerland and Norway for example)
Shipping inside Germany
All German companies and private persons have to pay the VAT. Orders of at least 200€ net will be shipped for free.
Shipping inside EU ( not including Germany)
Business clients with a valid VAT number do not have pay the German VAT. After entering your VAT number, the tax will be removed from the invoice automatically. (VAT free / Steuerfrei nach § 4 Nr. 1 b i.V.m. § 6 a UStG.)
Private persons as well as business clients without a VAT number have to pay VAT.
Shipping outside the EU
For orders which will be shipped outside the EU, no VAT will apply. The shipping costs vary from country to country. Please note! For deliveries to non-EU countries, additional duties, taxes and fees may apply.
For more information, please click on the link below:
For Switzerland: http://xtares.admin.ch/tares/login/loginFormFiller.do.