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I want to buy an apple product in spain and reclaim vat

Customer Question

i want to buy an apple product in spain and reclaim vat through my uk vat registered business
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Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Expert Lu replied 14 days ago.

Hello and welcome.

I am an expert with JustAnswer and I am happy to assist you with your question.

I am currently reviewing your question and I will get back to you.

Thank you in advance.

Expert:  Expert Lu replied 14 days ago.

Thank you very much for your patience,  after reviewing  your question you canot claim Vat for any goods that are for private use  .

If you are to claim anything that will be used privately and for business you can only claim part of the business use  .

Please kindly feel free to ask if you need me to clarify my answer.

All the best.

Expert Lu.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
if they are items used for business only, how do i make the reclaim ?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
please can you answer this simple question
Expert:  Expert Lu replied 14 days ago.

Please kindly specify the goods for business use .As you had mentioned  an apple product in the first scenario.

Thank you in advance.

Expert:  Expert Lu replied 14 days ago.

Just following up you can make a vat return through your online account.

https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/gg/sign-in?continue=/business-account/vat

Please kindly feel free to ask if you need me to clarify my answer.

All the best

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it’s a laptop and phone for business.
I just want to know whether I have to have the UK VAT number put onto the spanish invoice or anything else i need to do
Expert:  Expert Lu replied 13 days ago.

Hello andcthank you yes you need to request for a vat receipt  so that you can use that to claim back your Vat.

All the best.