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VAT calculation service

With the VAT calculation service for Amazon Business customers, you can:

  • Display prices excluding VAT
  • Have the downloadable VAT Invoice badge displayed next to your name on the product detail and offer listings pages
  • Provide them with invoices automatically
Amazon Business customers are more likely to buy if they receive an automatic invoice.

Once the VAT calculation service is activated, you will have access to detailed reports. These reports will support you in fulfilling your obligations regarding VAT returns.

Invoicing for orders received on Amazon's European stores

The VAT calculation service is available to you at no additional cost. It generates invoices for orders for which customers have provided a personal tax code or VAT number. This service also creates XML (electronic invoice) invoices and credit notes in the case of Italian B2B sellers and customers based in Italy. For customers who have not provided a tax code or VAT number, the system will issue a receipt.

Amazon's VAT calculation service automatically creates invoices and credit notes to the customer in the name and on behalf of the seller who is legally the issuer. The VAT calculation and the automatic generation of invoices occurs for all orders shipped after the date of activation of the service. Therefore, the seller will no longer have to personally issue invoices and credit notes for orders and all transactions, executed after the registration for the service.

Real-time VAT calculation and display

We will calculate and display VAT-exclusive pricing on your offers, as well as calculate the applicable VAT associated with your orders at checkout. Note that, any changes to your product tax code assignments may take up to 24 hours to take effect when displaying VAT exclusive price on the product detail pages.

Details about VAT calculation service

What will you have to enroll

To enroll in VAT calculation services, you will need:

  • All your available VAT registration numbers–including those associated with your ship-from locations, places of business, and distance selling obligations.
  • The addresses associated with those VAT registrations.
  • The default ship-from location associated with your seller-fulfilled offers.
  • VAT registration numbers for every country where you have enabled FBA cross-border fulfillment settings.

You will also be asked to provide additional VAT calculation preferences during the enrollment process.

Register for the VAT Calculation Service

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