Get answers to common questions regarding Duo's tax policies.
A Value-Added Tax (VAT) number, also known as Goods & Service Tax (GST), is a registered tax identification number in a country with a tax system that utilizes VAT. When a business registers for VAT in their billing country, that business receives a VAT number for that country’s tax system. A VAT number is exclusively used for the VAT scheme. A VAT number usually has between 4 and 15 digits, and starts with the two digit country code (e.g., DE for Germany, IN for India), followed by 2-13 other characters, (i.e., DE123456789).
Currently, Duo does not charge a Value-Added Tax (VAT). Reverse charges may apply.
Many non-US tax authorities require that a customer’s Value-Added Tax (VAT) number be listed on their invoice. Requiring this field for non-US billing customers, when a customer first registers, or, when the customer updates their billing information, enables Duo to comply with this common requirement.
The Value-Added Tax (VAT) number provided to Duo should be the one associated with that customer’s billing country listed on its Duo account.
Yes, the Value-Added Tax (VAT) number provided to Duo should match that customer’s billing name on its Duo account.
If a business does not have a Value-Added Tax (VAT) number, it should bypass the “VAT Number” field by selecting the prompt: “I do not have a VAT number.” Next, the business should select a reason for not having a VAT number from the following options:
“My country does not require VAT numbers”
“I have not yet met the requirements to become a VAT registrant in my billing country”
“Other” (Type other reasons here)
Note: This page was prepared for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide tax, legal or accounting advice. Customers should rely on their own tax, legal and accounting professionals. .