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How to deal with VAT and Taxes in FP7 Projects Leaflet Published

VAT is frequently quoted as “the” example of unrecoverable taxes within EU funding, because organisations not registered for VAT cannot recover it but it is still a non eligible cost.

As unfair as it seems, even where the organisation cannot recover the VAT (or for that matter any other tax levied in their own or another State), the tax is not an eligible cost. The Finance Helpdesk has produced a leaflet to provide some more information on this subject.


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