Refund of Latvian VAT

Denomination for Latvian VAT: PVN (Pievienotāsvērtībasnodoklis)

  • 21%
    VAT percentage high rate
  • 12% and 5%
    VAT percentage reduced and low rates
  • Deadline for reclaiming Latvian VAT for the year 2019 for companies based within the EU is 30 September 2020
  • Deadline for reclaiming Latvian VAT for the year 2019 for companies based outside the EU based is 30 September 2020

Reclaiming Latvian VAT (PVN)

Companies can reclaim the VAT paid in Latvia. Please send your Latvian tax invoices and receipts to our VAT specialists. Even when you think or hear that reclaiming is not possible. We will look at the possibilities for refund of the VAT paid in Latvia. So you will never miss a refunded Euro.

How can you check whether you have paid VAT in Lithuania?

If you have paid VAT in Latvia, you can see this on the invoice where is indicated PVN (an abbreviation of Pievienotāsvērtībasnodoklis). The percentages indicated are 21%, 12% or 5%.

Refund of Latvian VAT, what should I think about?

Refund of the VAT paid in Latvia is possible for the following items:

  • Car rental (50% refundable)
  • Fuel (for passenger cars 50% refundable)
  • Hotel accommodation by installation and/ or recharging
  • Costs relating to seminars, conferences, meeting or congresses in Latvia
  • Food, dinner, lunch by installation and/or recharging
  • Purchase of materialsfor deliveries and/or installation
  • Purchase of raw materials
  • Purchase and delivery of goods

Example:You are selling a machine to a client in Latvia. A local subcontractor based in Latvia is installing this machine on your behalf. There is an installation delivery. The Latvian VAT paid (PVN on the invoice) for the installation costs is easily reclaimable through us.

Is your application for refund of Latvian VAT been rejected?

Let your rejected application for refund of Latvian VAT be reviewed by our VAT experts. Regularly invoices with Latvian VAT are rejected for refund. We are happy to review the denial decision for you. Often we still seepossibilities to reclaim the rejected turnover tax on your invoices.

Maximum refund of your VAT paid in Latvia

Submit all invoices and receipts of payments in Latvia. We will check and take care of the maximum refundable amount possible. Within a couple of days after receiving your invoices, you will receive a confirmation indicating the maximum refundable VAT amount. You can follow your refund claim for repayment of Latvian VAT online on our portal.

  • Deadline for reclaiming Latvian VAT for the year 2019 for companies based within the EU is 30 September 2020
  • Deadline for reclaiming Latvian VAT for the year 2019 for companies based outside the EU based is 30 September 2020
Reclaim your Latvian VAT now!
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