Recover your business VAT on

Hotel Accommodation

Claim a VAT refund for your stay in an overseas hotel

Car rent & Fuel

Claim the VAT you paid on your car rental and fuel

Exhibitions, Conferences & Trade Fairs

We can reclaim the VAT on the events you organized or attended

Training Courses

Have you attended a training course? You can recover the VAT on it

Professional Fees

If you have hired professional services ask us about the VAT you paid

Warranty Costs

Request VAT on the expenses you have had when offering guarantees of your products

About us

VAT Recovery Services (VRS) established in 1996, is an Irish owned Company. We are registered VAT agents with both the Irish and UK tax authorities. We are dedicated to providing a VAT reclaim service to companies wishing to recover the VAT incurred on eligible overseas business expenses.

VRS are managed by a team of qualified people who have many years experience in the VAT reclaim business and have built up an expertise in reclaiming VAT throughout the EU. VRS have a broad client base, ranging from small owner managed companies to major multi-nationals.

VAT Recovery Services specialises in identifying and recovering incorrectly charged VAT. These VAT refunds reduce your business overheads and will increase your profit.

We would encourage a review of all business related expenditure, to ensure that you are reclaiming all recoverable foreign VAT.

Recover VAT On EU Business Expenses

We offer our clients a free consultancy to discuss how a VAT reclaim can benefit their company.

Experience / Expertise

We have the experience and expertise to identify, prepare and submit VAT claims. It does not make good business sense to leave monies unclaimed.

Maximise Your VAT Claims

You can significantly reduce your business overheads. This will increase your company’s bottom line as well as boosting your cash flow.

Excellent Rates

Our services are priced competitively. We retain an agreed percentage of the tax refunded by the tax authority or supplier.

“VAT Recovery Services provide a very reliable Reclaim service.”

Finance Manager in publicly traded (NYSE) company in Leinster.

“Fast and efficient reclaim service” 

Finance Manager in a Fortune 500 company in Cork.

“Very helpful and reliable service”

Tax Manager in a Software company Dublin.

“Thank you for your VAT refund, much appreciated.”

Financial Controller in Cork.

Are you entitled to a VAT reclaim?

Yes, if you are registered for VAT and if you incur VAT on business expenditure in other EU Member States.

What savings can you make?

You can save up to 20% on eligible expenditure.

What do we require?

Original invoices and receipts. All documents are returned to you when the claim has been processed.

Is there a cut-off date?

The closing date is the end of September, this covers invoices/receipts from the previous calendar year. Each EU tax authority must reply within 4 months.

Are you entitled to a VAT reclaim?

Yes, if you hold a VAT number in an EU country and you file VAT returns locally in that country.

How to maximise your 6th Directive claims?

In addition to claiming VAT through your accounts system, ensure all reclaimable VAT on your employee expenses is captured and reclaimed.

What do we require?

Access to your employee expense files – using a unique reference number we prepare an itemised listing of all recoverable items.

Is there a cut-off date?

VAT must be reclaimed within 4 years – VAT is included on your local VAT return.


A8 Santry Business Park
Swords Road,
Dublin 9.

Tel: 353-1-8579559
Fax: 353-1-8579558