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Why is a VAT deposit required in Italy?

Why is a VAT deposit required in Italy?

The establishment of VAT dates back to 1997 (with Law 28 of 18 February 1997) and facilitates intra-community commercial exchange.
The advantage is sending the VAT payment at the time when the goods deposited (placed in free circulation and coming from an EU or non-EU country) are effectively extracted from the warehouse and commercialized.

We have all the tax and legal prerequisites to manage VAT storage and thus guarantee a service of strategic value for your reference markets.

But what are the main operations that can be carried out without paying value added tax?

  • Release operations for free circulation of all non-community goods (goods placed in VAT storage): entities can be either Italian or foreign.
  • Supplies of goods or services to entities of another State in the European Community (always performed with placement in VAT storage). This facilitates economic-commercial relations between EU Member States.
  • Transfers of particular raw materials (goods placed in VAT storage) also from non-EU entities.  
  • Transfer of goods kept in VAT storage by Italian entities;
  • Removal of goods from VAT storage to be sent to another member state if it is subject to intracommunity transfer or outside of the Community (this regulation requires non-taxability of intracommunity exportation or transfers.)
  • All supplies of services relating to goods deposited in VAT storage.

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