Looking for a nice and friendly company to registry a .com domain...

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Wed Nov 16 17:37:16 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 18:25 +0100, Robin Berjon wrote:
> On Nov 16, 2005, at 18:03, Lusercop wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 02:36:13PM +0100, Robin Berjon wrote:
> >> I'm not sure which VAT they apply. If the French one (since it's a
> >> French company) it's 19.6%. There may be rules that if bought
> >> elsewhere in the EU the local VAT applies, and if bought outside it
> >> doesn't apply at all. In France, companies don't normally pay it.
> >
> > Wouldn't it be advertised as TVA in that situation, then?
> I don't think so. In the French version of the site it's "TVA", but I  
> think that they just translated that by VAT without consideration for  
> whether it might imply a different tax or not. Either way, we're  
> talking about a ~€2 here in case they don't apply it, and a maximum  
> of ~€1 depending on which one they pick if they do. Won't make much  
> of a diff :)

If you are VAT registered (as I am) then some EU sites have a box for
you to enter your VAT No. This then will raise an intra-EU invoice which
is free of VAT.

Mandriva/drake store is an example of this, but there are others.


More information about the london.pm mailing list