Information we collect from you: You'll be asked if you’re using Volunteer World for business or personal purposes. If you choose personal purposes, you will not be asked to provide a VAT ID. If you choose business purposes, you'll be asked to provide your VAT ID.
Do we charge VAT?: Volunteer mediations are made through Meaningful Travel GmbH which is based in Germany. We need to add VAT charges of 19% towards the commission if your billing address is in a country that is an EU member. Please check with your local tax authority to see if you’re required to self-assess VAT in your country.
Do we charge VAT?: Volunteer mediations are made through Meaningful Travel GmbH which is based in Germany. We don’t add VAT charges if you provide a valid European VAT ID. In this case, you’ll be responsible for self-assessing and paying VAT at your EU member state’s local rate (VAT reverse charge procedure).
Note: If you cannot provide a valid VAT ID, your tax status will be regarded as personal.