Wanna buy without VAT? Ofcourse you would!

22 January 2015

Wanna buy without VAT? Ofcourse you would! Note all pricing of our NEW equipment posted online contains 21% VAT. (used items do not)



if you live outside the EU filling in your address at our checkout will do the trick. note that the delivery address (not the invoice address) is defining whether your purchase is tax exempt, as the order in question needs to be exported outside the European community to qualify. If you need a list of the EU member countries see below.


If you live inside the EU (but outside NL) and you do posess a valid VAT number it is possible to buy directly online without VAT. Filling in your VAT number at checkout will be sufficient to deduct the tax. If you have a EU-Vat number, (simply take your cart to checkout, select your country and fill in your EU-VAT number. Be sure to use the Name and address information that is linked to your VAT number. Any supplied VAT numbers will automatically be verified. If you have any questions on the subject, do not hesitate and contact us.(essential is that we have to SHIP the item in question to you to an address outside the EU)

Member states of the EU in alphabetical order (year of entry)

Note: if you are NOT a citizen of any of the countries mentioned below you are eligible for VAT free purchases.

Austria (1995) , Belgium (1952), Bulgaria (2007), Croatia (2013), Cyprus (2004), Czech Republic (2004), Denmark (1973), Estonia (2004), Finland (1995), France (1952), Germany (1952), Greece (1981), Hungary (2004), Ireland (1973), Italy (1952), Latvia (2004), Lithuania (2004), Luxembourg (1952), Malta (2004), Netherlands (1952) ,Poland (2004), Portugal (1986), Romania (2007), Slovakia (2004), Slovenia (2004), Spain (1986), Sweden (1995), United Kingdom (1973) On the road to EU membership but not a member yet: Candidate countries are: Albania, Iceland, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia & Turkey.


On the EU VAT number: The full identifier starts with an ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (except for Greece which uses the non-standard country code EL) and then has between 2 and 12 characters. The identifiers are composed of numeric digits in most countries, but in some countries they may contain letters. As an example:  NL 818072684B01. (This is the Max Guitar VAT Number)