VAT Refund

Hong Kong registered businesses are eligible to have value added tax paid in Germany refunded. Such transactions occur either during business trips (payments for hotel rooms, car rental etc.) or when paying invoices of German vendors of goods or services.

The application has to fulfill certain requirements:

  • It must be a Hong Kong company and registered with the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department
  • The invoices must be machine printed and issued in the name of the applicants company
  • The application has to be filed no later than six months after the end of the calendar year when the expenses occurred
  • The minimum claim in one calendar year cannot be less than €500 or €1000 for periods less than 12 months

Our services include: 

  • handling of the entire refund process and the liaison with the German tax authorities
  • screening of invoices
  • handling of documentation
  • filing application and monitoring the process
  • transfer of refund into client’s bank account
  • handling of disputes
  • providing special advice

Service Fee

We charge 20% of the net refunded amount (GCC members enjoy the regular discount)


Hong Kong


Wolfgang Ehmann

Executive Director

+852 2526-5481
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