Get a Tax Refund on trade shows and fairs

The CCIFT can help Taiwan-based companies to get a Tax Refund on the expenses made while attending trade shows and exhibitions in France. This refund may represent important amounts, since the Value Added Tax (VAT) reaches up to 19,6% in France. Companies  asking for the refund have to provide the original invoices. Payment will be made within 1 to 3 months, with the deduction of a small service charge.

Under certain conditions, we also may be able to provide tax refund for expense made in some other European countries (eligible countries list and conditions to be provided on request, subject to changes on the national regulations and local agreements).

To use this service, you have to:

  • Sign and return the mandate provided by the CCIFT 
  • Provide original invoices

VAT is refundable for these following expenditures:

  • Receptionists, translations services, phone's invoice, electricity's invoice, transportation of goods or machines, ...
  • Food and beverages, restaurants, 
  • 80% of gaz- oil's VAT,
  • Furnished properties renting (article 259A General Tax Code)
  • Services : advertising ... (article 259 B General Tax Code)

But not refundable for these following expenditures:

  • Hotels
  • Tourist cars renting
  • Flight tickets
  • Train tickets
  • Taxi
  • Gifts

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