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Non-resident VAT registration

Many countries around the world (including ALL countries in the European Union), allow non-resident VAT registration. This means that businesses who are not established in the country and who don’t have any presence locally (premises, employees, bank accounts etc.) can register for VAT despite being ‘non-resident’. In some instances the non-resident business must appoint a tax agent or fiscal representative in order to obtain the VAT number, but there are no other tax, compliance or logistical implications of registering as a non-resident.   

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