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In Denmark, the answer would be no for all those countries. However, when submitting the quarterly/semi-annual VAT to the authorities, one must also register the amount of non-VAT sales (EU and non-EU).


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Yes, the Freelancer can buy just the same as a private person, and later decide this is a business-expense. Recipient must be the Freelancer himself though, not a friend etc. The invoice has to fulfill all requirements of a regular invoice under German law, see here (German) The usual cash register-printout (Kassenzettel) does not suffice, at least not ...


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The way I understand it VAT number in EU serves as EU-wide tax id. There is a VAT number database where you can check the validity of counter party VAT number. In Czechia you are required by law to acquire VAT number no longer than a month after you issue your first invoice to an EU counter party. I suggest you check your regulations as you might be required ...


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As you are supplying services from UK to an EU country you may need to check with that country and register there for VAT even if it is for a pittance . In this case UK threshold should not be your yardstick (except when the payments impact your turnover) You need to ensure that this IS a one off cross border service (no supply by you of physical materials ...


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The gov.uk website has some useful information on how to invoice customers and what information needs to be included on an invoice. See https://www.gov.uk/invoicing-and-taking-payment-from-customers. Invoice numbers need to be unique across the business, not per customer: You must include ... a unique identification number There are some additional ...


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I have no knowledge of VAT (because I'm US-based and don't need it). However, customarily every invoice has a unique number - regardless of client/customer. You should never have more than 1 invoice with the same number, ever. This allows you to find the exact transaction at a later date. Having multiple invoices with identical numbers will inevitably ...


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