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VAT refunds for showroom expenses

  • The text discusses the process of VAT reimbursement in France for foreign companies using showrooms.
  • Foreign companies that are not established in France and do not engage in taxable operations can request VAT reimbursement under certain conditions.
  • The conditions for VAT reimbursement include the absence of a presence or residence in France, no taxable deliveries or services in France, non-residence for tax purposes, and taxable operations in France.
  • Foreign companies organizing showrooms in France can also claim VAT reimbursement for expenses incurred.
  • The procedure for VAT reimbursement involves collecting all relevant invoices and documents, submitting a reimbursement request to the French tax authorities, and undergoing examination and potential additional information requests.


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