ILLEGAL USES

ILLEGAL USES OF A VAT FORM

  • Use with home-based or German-licensed business
  • Permitting unauthorized (non-ID card) personnel to use your forms
  • Making a tax-relief purchase for an unauthorized person
  • Purchasing utilities (e.g. heating oil) for your landlord or other non-authorized personnel
  • Obtain tax-relief for major home remodeling or new contstruction
  • Precious metals
  • Loose gemstones
  • Real estate or construction of permanent structures and fees associated with them
  • Weapons not accepted by AE Form 2496 (USAREUR Application for Firearm Registration)
  • Telephone bills
  • Purchases outside of Germany
  • Process tax-relief “after-the-fact”
  • Stocks and bonds
  • VAT forms are for one-time purchases only
  • Contracts over 30 days (e.g. cellphone or internet)