VAT consultancy & compliance services

Accordance enables businesses of all sizes to trade internationally by effectively managing cross-border VAT

Compliance services directed by expert consultants

Full cross-border VAT review and reporting options

Professional, proactive service at competitive rates

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VAT services

VAT compliance

For businesses trading cross-border it is essential that compliant VAT registration profiles are in place, and VAT reporting obligations are being fulfilled accurately and on time, in order to avoid incurring fines and penalties.

Accordance offers your business a one-stop-shop for international VAT compliance in all 28 Member States and beyond and operates in all the major European languages. A dedicated compliance manager provides a single point of contact for your business while our compliance team seamlessly handles all VAT registrations and your on-going VAT reporting requirements.

VAT consulting

Constant changes to VAT regulations, together with the changes that occur within international businesses as they develop and expand, mean that keeping up to date and compliant with VAT legislation and its correct implementation is a considerable task.

Accordance believes that to provide you with the best service, we first need to understand your business. That’s why we unite an expert indirect tax consultancy with the provision of our international VAT compliance services to ensure your business receives the right advice and VAT services tailored to your business.

VAT recovery

Businesses in many sectors must negotiate confusing and risky terrain when applying for cross-border VAT refunds. Without a thorough understanding of the VAT implications of business activities in each particular country companies can face significant and avoidable VAT costs.

Accordance has learnt that the key to successful cross-border VAT recovery is accurate VAT analysis. Our consultants are specialists in cross-border European VAT and their expert analysis can guide your business through the complex VAT recovery process to ensure a successful outcome.

VAT guides & resources


Accordance’s VAT consultants have produced a number of free online VAT guides & resources to help you understand international VAT compliance for your business.

VAT news


Germany to apply TOMS on wholesale supplies?

The European Commission has issued a reasoned opinion, under which they have requested Germany amend the way it applies the Tour Operators Margin Scheme (TOMS) such that TOMS will apply on business to business transactions (often referred to as wholesale supplies) as well as to private...
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Greek Island VAT Rates – Update

Further to our news item last week, the Greek Ministry of Finance has issued a press release confirming that the reduced rates of 16%, 9% and 4% will be removed effective 1 October 2015 for the following islands: Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Skiathos. The standard rates of 23%,...
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France – Proposal to decrease the distance selling threshold from EUR 100 000 to EUR 35 000

The French Government has presented the Budget Bill for 2016 and there is an interesting development in respect of e-commerce. The Finance Bill proposes to decrease the distance selling threshold from EUR 100 000 to EUR 35 000 with effect from the 1st of January 2016.  The aim of the...
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