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    I want to buy a laptop in the Netherlands. I'll be going back to the UK shortly. Would I be able to get a tax rebate on the laptop at the airport? Or is it only for countries outside of the EU?
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    I have never claimed VAT back from the Netherlands, but have claimed it back on purchases made in the UK when I used to live outside the EU. That was the condition though, only visitors from non-EU countries could claim a VAT refund which I assume would mean that there is some sort of cross-EU arrangement for sale taxes. At a guess without actuating googling this - I would think that you can't claim it back, sorry.
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    (Original post by Dewsy)
    I have never claimed VAT back from the Netherlands, but have claimed it back on purchases made in the UK when I used to live outside the EU. That was the condition though, only visitors from non-EU countries could claim a VAT refund which I assume would mean that there is some sort of cross-EU arrangement for sale taxes. At a guess without actuating googling this - I would think that you can't claim it back, sorry.
    Exactly what I thought =/
 
 
 
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