VAT identification number validation in VIES
The Grant Thornton VAT identification number validation tool makes verifying VAT identification numbers of your EU customers extremely convenient. In one simple click you can validate a batch of VAT identification numbers. In addition, you can use the tool to validate the VAT numbers on a regular basis, whilst saving time and resources.
Do you supply goods and services to other VAT registered persons in other EU Member States (intra-community supply of goods/services)? If so, you as a supplier are required to validate the VAT identification number provided by your EU customers.
Tax authorities within the EU are very strict. They can deny the 0% VAT rate or reverse charged mechanism in case you do not have a valid VAT number from your customer. In addition, administrative penalties can be imposed in case you do not check the VAT number provided by your customer on a regular basis.
- Simplicity: validate a batch of your customers VAT identification numbers in one simple click on a regular basis; and
- Assurance: obtain and save the confirmation of the names and addresses relating to the validated VAT identifications numbers;