Learnit Training
VAT Course & International
  • Small groups
  • Covid-19 safe
  • Experienced teacher
  • Possible online
  • Practical training

Doing business abroad? Save money and apply international VAT rules to your advantage. Follow Learnit's two-day VAT and International course.

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VAT Course & International

Apply International VAT regulations optimally

Does your company do business abroad? As an international entrepreneur you have to deal with other VAT rules than if you are exclusively do business within the Netherlands. Do you deliver goods or services? To individuals or other entrepreneurs? Inside or outside Europe? These factors determine which VAT percentage and which laws and regulations apply to your international trading activities.

Different VAT rules also apply if you purchase goods or services abroad yourself. Would you like to know exactly what the situation is with regard to VAT on intra-Community supplies, imports and exports? And can international VAT regulations and exemptions be applied optimally? In the two-day VAT & International course you will learn all about VAT abroad.


Using examples from your daily practice, you'll learn all about VAT and doing business abroad in one afternoon. How to calculate VAT. Which VAT percentage and which regulations apply to your goods or services. Which conditions your international invoices and administration must meet. And how to report your VAT on your international transactions. Furthermore, you will be catch up on current developments in the laws and regulations in the field of intra-Community supplies and acquisitions.


VAT and delivery of goods

  • Intra-Community supplies: Deliveries between EU Member States (B2B)
  • Export to non-EU countries (B2B and B2C)
  • Distance Selling (B2C)
  • ABC Deliveries (B2B)
  • Buying goods from abroad

VAT and delivery of services

  • Main rule Services and exceptions
  • Logistic Services (B2B)
  • Digital Services (B2B and B2C)
  • Buying your own services from abroad

Administration, Billing and VAT returns

  • Calculation Tools International VAT
  • TAX Replacements
  • Administrative obligations and invoice requirements
  • International Transactions TAX Report
  • Refund of International VAT


The VAT & International course is intended for SME accountants, consultants and (company) tax specialists who want to broaden and update their knowledge of VAT when doing business abroad.


At the end of the course VAT & International:

  • Do you know what intra-Community supplies are and what VAT rate applies.
  • Do you know how to calculate VAT on goods and services that you export to foreign countries.
  • Do you know which VAT rules apply to goods and services.
  • Do you know the differences in VAT regulations between B2B and B2C deliveries.
  • Do you know when the VAT is shifted and how this works.
  • Do you know what obligations your international administration and billing must meet.
  • Do you know the differences in VAT laws and regulations within the Netherlands, within Europe and outside Europe.
  • You can determine which international VAT regulations or exemptions apply to your company.
  • You can apply the international VAT regulations to your advantage.

Prior knowledge

For the training VAT & International, basic knowledge of and practical experience with tax legislation is desired.


Others also followed at Learnit: Course sales tax.


The training is provided by default in Dutch. The trainer controls the English language. English course material can be used. When registering at least 3 participants, the training can also be provided entirely in English.


Mentioned prices are per person, including course material. Lunch is included in the training on location.

On location Online
Duration 2 days 4 sessions of three hours
Price per day, excl. VAT € 550,- € 465,-
Total, incl. VAT € 1331,- € 1125,30


After completing the training, a LEARNIT certificate will be issued as proof of participation.


We also organize this training online. For this we use Webbex or Zoom. Logging in with Skype is also possible. On request this training can also be organized with Microsoft Teams.

The training lasts 4 sessions of 3 hours, spread over 4 weeks.

  • Until one year after the training you can participate for free.
  • Against payment of the catering costs you can also participate in a classroom training.


The VAT & International course has been assessed with an average of 8.4.

"Fine course by theory in combination with the space for the various practical examples."

- VAT & International