Why and how should you appoint a fiscal respresentative ?
DEFINITION OF THE TAX REPRESENTATIVE
The tax representative is appointed by taxable companies established outside the European Union to handle all formalities related to VAT registration. He is accountable to the authorities. The tax representative is responsible for undertaking the reporting requirements incumbent on his client and to comply with tax legislation.
HAVING A TAX REPRESENTATIVE: ADDED SECURITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS
You are a company established outside the European Union and you have to engage in taxable transactions (subject to VAT) in one of the European Union member countries.
European directive 2006/112/CE requires third-party companies conducting taxable transactions in Europe to use the services of a tax representative to deal with all tax and administrative formalities.
The European Union established this requirement in order to guarantee the quality and secure the VAT management. The representative is responsible for ensuring the tax compliance of the third-party company, checking flows of goods and invoicing, and filing VAT declarations in due form. The representative assumes responsibility in relation to the tax department
The service includes:
Ensuring that your company has tax identification to obtain a VAT number
Verifying and processing your tax documents
Preparing local VAT declarations
Inputting and filing Intrastat declarations
Managing VAT refund applications
Providing assistance in the event of a tax inspection
Acting as an intermediary between the third-party company and local administration
Monitoring European and local tax regulations
POINTS TO REMEMBER
The tax representative is responsible for registering third-party company for VAT in Europe.
Tax representation enables you to operate like a European company, without the constraints.
HOW ASD GROUP CAN HELP YOU
As your tax representative, ASD Group shall be the privileged point of contact for the tax and customs authorities to respond to any questions concerning you and shall protect your interests with the tax authorities in France and in cooperation with our partners in 24 countries around the world.
Our experts are at your disposal to simplify the processing of your taxable operations abroad and to provide you with practical assistance in finding solutions to problems you may encounter.
OBTAINING A VAT NUMBER
VAT registration of the third-party company in Europe
ANALYSIS AND CONTROL
Analysis and monthly monitoring of all purchase and sales invoices in Europe
FILING OF VAT DECLARATIONS
Preparation and filing of VAT declarations according to the filing schedule of the country
Filing of Intrastat declarations if thresholds are exceeded
Assistance during tax or customs inspections
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