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Italy 22% VAT rate

Standard VAT 22%; food (meat and other food items): 10%; herbs (basil, oregano and sage): 5%; milk, fruit, vegetables, bread and prescription glasses: 4%. Actual tax refund value subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    Non-EU residents
  • Currency:
    Euro (€)
  • VAT rate:
    22%
  • Minimum spend:
    154.94 Euro
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    90 days after the month of purchase

France 20% VAT rate

Standard VAT 20%; food and books 5.5%. Actual tax refund value up to 16.33% on standard VAT items, subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions. Please note: typical value for immediate tax refunds is 10.8%.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    Non-EU residents over 16
  • Currency:
    Euro (€)
  • VAT rate:
    20%
  • Minimum spend:
    175.01 Euro on the same day in the same store
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    3 months after the month of purchase for credit card refund, or 21 days from the date of purchase for immediate refund.

Spain 21% VAT rate

Standard VAT 21%; food and some optical goods 10%; medicines and pharmaceutical goods, books, magazines and some food 4%. Actual tax refund value subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions; tax refund value up to 15.7% on standard VAT items.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    Non-EU residents
  • Currency:
    Euro (€)
  • VAT rate:
    21%
  • Minimum spend:
    No minimum spend
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    3 months after the month of purchase; 21 days from the date of purchase for City Cash Refund

United Kingdom 20% VAT rate

Standard VAT 20%; children's products 5%. Actual tax refund value subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    Non-EU residents
  • Currency:
    GBP
  • VAT rate:
    20%
  • Minimum spend:
    25 GBP
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    To be obtained within three months after the month of purchase

Germany 19% VAT rate

Standard VAT 19%; food and books 7%. Actual tax refund value subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    Non-EU residents
  • Currency:
    Euro (€)
  • VAT rate:
    19%
  • Minimum spend:
    25 Euro (30 Euro for books) on the same day and in the same store
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    3 months after the month of purchase.

UAE 5% VAT rate

Actual tax refund value subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    “Overseas tourist” means any natural Person who is not resident in any of the Implementing States and who is not a crew member on a flight or aircraft leaving an Implementing State
  • Currency:
    Dirham
  • VAT rate:
    5%
  • Minimum spend:
    250 dirhams
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    90 days from the purchase date

Actual tax refund values are subject to Terms and Conditions.  More detail for each country can be found by clicking below.

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