[EuroPython] Registering as speaker / EU VAT ID
dvd at gnx.it
Tue Mar 22 09:51:11 CET 2011
On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 01:38 +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> David Mugnai wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-03-21 at 18:58 +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> >> Hello,
> > Hi
> >> I have two questions regarding the registration process:
> >> 1. Speaker signup
> Understood, but since speakers have to pay a different conference
> fee, I was wondering how to register for the conference. Should I
> first register and then submit a talk, or first submit a talk
> and then register ?
I understand where the misunderstanding arose. Probably our site is not
clear enough; we don't have different account types, just different
ticket fares. So submit your proposal and wait for the results of the
community voting. If your talk will be accepted we will email you the
instructions to obtain a discounted ticket (sorry but I don't know yet
the discount amount).
> >> 2. Charging VAT to companies
> Note that reverse charging the VAT doesn't have anything
> to do with how much VAT you (would) have to charge in Italy.
> It puts the obligation to pay VAT on the buying
> company, instead of on Python Italia. As a result, the
> taxation happens in the EU country of residence of the
> company, rather than in Italy, making things a lot easier
> for both sides.
> For this to work, Python Italy and the company must both
> have a VAT ID and the IDs of both must be listed on the
This is the answer from our business consultant:
> According to article 52 of Directive 2006/112/EC the place of VAT
> taxation of cultural and educational services is the place where the
> services are physically carried out. Therefore the purchase of
> for the attendance of EuroPython 2011 should be taxed in Italy.
> Of course our invoice will show Italian VAT separated from the
> amount; anyway as for the above mentioned Article 52, this operation
> cannot go under the intra-UE VAT reverse-charge scheme.
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