European Commission VAT Website
Through the following link you can access the VAT information offered by the European Commission on its website "ec.europa.eu".
Here you will find general information on the tax (place of taxation, tax rates, invoicing, VIES, etc.) as well as specific content of interest for corporations (studies, public consultations, Commission guidelines, VAT Committee documents) and for private individuals (VAT refunds for tourists, buying and selling of automobiles or online purchases, inter alia)
In addition to the above, the website compiles basic information on the application of VAT in the different Member states, as provided by the respective tax authorities.
This information is available in English, French and German.European Commission VAT website, opens in a new window