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VAT number request
Why booking ask a vat number? My tax advisor doesn't know.
Hi MARIA GOGOU
Because its a requirement for all in EU and or with EU guests as far as I know.
Thank you! However ,I don't hold an enterprise.
That does not matter, entirely irrelevent , simply open Extranet.
Then choose VAT
Now on the VAT Reg page simply set as follows:
Click on SAVE.
Thats it all done.
Side question what is your listing url ,as it is missing from your partner profile, please add it so we can see the listing.
This also helps with clues so we can advise better.
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So I have to find out if it is registered with vat? I guess this issue can be resolved by auditor s within a company. Booking.com asks for things that an owner usually doesn't know where to find and without giving explanations. Is this vat going to be collected from the guest? I would really want to know more. We are not all enterpreneurs.
You have not even answered my questions to narrow this down either.
You have already said your Property with booking.com is not a business.
So therefore all you have to do is exactly as I already stated.
extranet > Finance Menu > Vat submenu
Q1 : No
Q2 : My property is under threshold for registration.
Literally that simple.
If you actually had an accountant for your property he would already be telling you this.
Please share your property listing public URL here for review.
i.e. go to your own property on booking.com and copy paste in the link, please before you do anything else.
Thank you very much for your assistance. This is one of my two listings, the other is in a separate text below:
Great now that we know you are in Greece, that helps alot.
So If Greece is the same as IE/UK, as long as the amount earned per year is below a threashold, you cannot get a VAT number.
So next you need to find out what that threashold is, an accountant in Greece would know the equivalent or a revenue government website would also have it.
The fact you have two properties tells me you need to register as a Buisiness at a minimum even without the VAT number. Here its called a Company registration number.
I would be amazed if you do not have any of this already.
As it is one thing to rent out your own home or a family inherited home and then not have to either declare it as a n income source to revenue or apply for some exemption created by a local law.
Until you sort that out with local tax advice , set it to VAT number : None and Option: 2
You can always update it later.once you get your house in order.
@M Adamopoulou is also based in Greece and may be able to clarify this better ,
such as what the accommodation vat rate is for Greece, what the requirements are for registering for business and for VAT etc.
No, Greece is not the same as IE/UK. Tax system is quite different. All individuals above 18 years old have a VAT number, even if they don 't have any income. If they run their own business, the same VAT number applies also to their one-person business. All other types of companies (runned by more than one person) have their own unique VAT number. So, every person and every company has a VAT number even if the amound earned is zero , so there is not any threashold.
For the moment an individual can have an unlimited number of properties for long-term or short-term renting with no obligation to register as a business. But he has to obtain a Short-Term Renting Registration Number for each one of them (A.M. = Arithmos Mitroou) and declare ALL incomes from these houses. So if you have 3 houses for short-term renting you have to obtain 3 different A.M. and declare the total income from each one of them.
By the way this is exactly my case and I 'm also confused.
I have a personal VAT number and I 'm hosting in my houses (having all of them their own A.M.) , but I don't hold an enterprise so I don 't charge VAT. So, given that EU legislation booking is reffering to, applies only to businesses charging with VAT, I suppose it doesn' t apply in my case, or MARIA GOGOU case. So we anser "Q2 : My property is under threshold for registration." even if this is not exactly accurate for Greece case?
In addition, VAT is one thing and the Tax Registration Number every individual has is another thing. In Greece, we officially declare/state our income regardless of owning a business.
Thank you all for the collaboration, I have already proceeded as indicated. Best regards
do you have a link to an online official doc or guide that say all that from your revenue department in government?
would be useful to have for when other are looking and dont know
This can be found on the Greek tax platform that every citizen can enter with specific passwords. Accountants are in charge to help with the declaration of income.
thank you for the info and for clearing that up.