Events

2017

Webinar on May 10, 2017: “VAT on Conferences & Events within the EU”
This webinar will provide a general overview of North American companies, organizations and event planners’ VAT liabilities, and VAT refund possibilities when organizing conferences and events within the EU.
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Webinar on April 19, 2017: “European Value Added Tax (VAT) and Ecommerc”e
Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will provide insight on Value Added Tax (VAT) registration liabilities and VAT refund possibilities when North American companies sell products and services online (e-commerce) to customers in the EU at a webinar hosted by IBT Partners (International Business and Trade).
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Webinar on March 21, 2017: European VAT and Ecommerce
Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will provide insight on Value Added Tax (VAT) registration liabilities and VAT refund possibilities when North American companies sell products and services online (e-commerce) to customers in the EU - “European VAT and Ecommerce”
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February 6, 2017
Euro VAT Refund Team set to participate in “Culver City Centennial Screenland 5K – The Race of the Century”

Euro VAT Refund's team will participate in “Culver City Centennial Screenland / Munchkin Kids Dash 5K – The Race of the Century” on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 9AM. The purpose of the race is to celebrate Culver City’s 100-year heritage and diversity by continuing to develop a more healthful and recreational community. Screenland 5K, Inc. is a non-profit public charity 501 (c) (3) raising funds for local charities and providing an extraordinary experience for volunteers, runners, spectators and partners. The Culver City Education Foundation has already donated millions to Culver City schools since it was founded in 1981. For further details, please visit: www.screenland5k.com

2016

October 14, 2016
Webinar on November 2 “Introduction to Value Added Tax (VAT) when doing business overseas”

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will provide an introduction to Value Added Tax (VAT) when doing business internationally at a webinar hosted by Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global; “Introduction to Value Added Tax (VAT) when doing business overseas” - At Your Desk on Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016, 12:00 pm EST, 9:00 am PST. Webinar details and registration: gotowebinar.com

August 26, 2016
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at this year’s GetGlobal at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA, October 20-21, 2016.

Never before has a group of thought leaders on global business with this much experience gathered in one place at one time in the United States. Speakers, including Euro VAT Refund’s CEO, Britta Eriksson will present insights on global business expansion and strategy when doing business overseas. Get the insights you need to ensure your business can successfully compete on a global level and build the relationships to win in foreign markets. Don’t miss GetGlobal 2016. Join us at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE on October 20-21. For further details and registration, please visit: getglobalexpo.com and enter the code EuroVAT for a 25% discount!

August 24, 2016
Visit Euro VAT Refund at Booth Nr 2816 at this year’s IMEX America, America’s worldwide exhibition for meetings and events at Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas, U.S., October 18-20, 2016

Find out what VAT rules will apply when North American companies, meeting planners, organizations and institutions organize Conferences, Events and Exhibitions in the different EU countries. To walk the exhibit is free of charge. For further details, please visit: www.imexamerica.com

July 13, 2016
United Kingdom VAT Filing Deadline is Approaching

The deadline for filing a VAT refund claim to the United Kingdom’s tax authorities for invoices dated from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 is fast approaching. Please contact our office no later than September 1, 2016, if interested in proceeding with a UK VAT refund. The filing preparation has to begin 3 months before the December VAT filing deadline because an IRS certificate has to be ordered, which can sometimes take up to 3 months to receive.

March 25, 2016
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at this year’s LA Games Conference in Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2016

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will speak at this year’s LA Games Conference -- the leading event for senior representatives from game publishers, developers, movie studios, advertising firms, VCs, social networks, technology providers, analysts and press. The LA Games Conference focuses on bringing together the people who really matter to build and grow relationships and partnerships. Many North American companies are often unaware that they are required to register for VAT and charge about 20% VAT when selling digital services to private people within the EU. To discuss further and find out if your company is required to register and charge VAT, please attend Euro VAT Refund’s breakout session “To game with Value Added Tax laws when selling digital services online to customers in Europe can get you into deep trouble with the foreign tax authorities!” at this year’s LA Games Conference, W Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2016. For further details and registration, please visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/la-games-conference-2016-tickets-19299736030?discount=EUROLAGC50 To receive a 50% discount on this event, please use discount code: EUROLAGC50 For further information please visit: lagamesconference.com

March 25, 2016
Visit Euro VAT Refund at Booth Nr 2166 at this year’s IRCE: The Retail Industry’s Leading E-Commerce Conference and Tradeshow at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL, June 7-10, 2016

E-commerce is growing faster than ever, and many North American companies are unaware about their liabilities when selling goods and services online internationally. IRCE has an exhibit hall filled with experts in the e-commerce field and it is the place to be for networking with other like-minded peers in the industry. To learn more about your liabilities, and to find out what VAT rules will apply when selling goods and services online to the different EU countries, please visit Euro VAT Refund at booth Nr. 2166. For further details and registration, please visit: irce.com

January 28, 2016
Webinar “European VAT and Ecommerce”

On January 27, Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson provided an insight on Value Added Tax (VAT) registration liabilities and VAT refund possibilities when North American companies sell products and services online (e-commerce) to customers in the EU at a webinar hosted by IBT Partners (International Business and Trade).

January 11, 2016
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at NAF SoCal and Dutch American Chamber of Commerce event in Los Angeles

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about the benefits from importing to the EU through the Netherlands from a VAT point of view at an event organized by The Southern California Chapter of the Netherland-America Foundation (NAF SoCal) and the Dutch American Chamber of Commerce “Expanding to Europe? Why The Netherlands is Your Gateway.” – Santa Monica, CA, on January 21, 2016. For further details and registration, please visit: thenaf.org

2015

November 9, 2015
Euro VAT Refund participates in International Trade Expo in San Mateo, CA

Euro VAT Refund takes part in the first annual RoyseLaw International Expo. This is an opportunity for North American companies to hear from a worldwide mix of country representatives, importers and exporters, and subject matter experts on international trade. The event will take place Wednesday evening, November 18, 2015 at the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport. For further details and registration, please visit this link. To receive a 50% discount on this event, please use discount code: SPECIAL

October 20, 2015
Euro VAT Refund's CEO speaks at California CPA Education Foundation’s Int’l Tax and Business Conference

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about International Value Added Tax compliance at the California CPA Education Foundation’s "International Tax Conference" – Hyatt Regency San Francisco - San Francisco, CA on November 6, 2015. For further information and registration, please visit: www.calcpa.org

September 10, 2015
Visit Euro VAT Refund at Booth Nr 2816 at this year’s IMEX America, America’s worldwide exhibition for meetings and events at Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas, U.S., October 13-15, 2015

Find out what VAT rules will apply when North American companies, meeting planners, organizations and institutions organize Conferences, Events and Exhibitions in the different EU countries. To walk the exhibit is free of charge. For further details, please visit: www.imexamerica.com

August 4, 2015
Euro VAT Refund's CEO speaks at International Trade Conference; “Discover Global Markets: E-Commerce Strategies” in Dallas / FT. Worth, Texas, October 8-9, 2015

Join the U.S. Commercial Service & the North Texas District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: E-Commerce Strategies and transform market potential to market success. North American companies will be able to gain insights, expertise, and knowledge about international market trends that directly impact the bottom line of dealing in e-commerce. This event will include high-ranking U.S. government officials, visiting U.S. commercial diplomats & international business leaders, and Euro VAT Refund’s CEO Britta Eriksson will be one of the distinguished speakers. For further details and registration, please visit "Discover Global Markets: E-Commerce Strategies"

July 27, 2015
Webinar on August 4 “European VAT for Cloud Computing, Software, Apps, and Other Digital Products and Services”

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will provide an update on the latest developments in VAT laws for companies that sell digital products and services to customers in the EU, and companies that purchase from EU-based business locations at a webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, Inc.; “European VAT for Cloud Computing, Software, Apps, and Other Digital Products and Services” - At Your Desk on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm EDT, 10:00 am - 11:50 am PDT. Euro VAT Refund can offer 30 complimentary registrations for this program. First come first serve, so if you are interested in taking advantage of this offer, please email your contact information (name, address, email address, and phone number) to vat@eurovat.com and type Strafford Webinar in the subject line.

June 24, 2015
Euro VAT Refund's CEO speaks at Silicon Beach Fest in Los Angeles, California, June 26, 2015

Euro VAT Refund, Inc. are honored to be one of the sponsors at LA's biggest startup event with more than 350 speakers on 80 panels, including hot startups, big investors and VCs, Hollywood studio execs, designers and more. Euro VAT Refund’s CEO Britta Eriksson will be one of the distinguished speakers on the “International Startup” panel running from 10am-11am on Friday, June 26.

June 14, 2015
Euro VAT Refund sponsored Foreign Trade Associations event “ATA Carnets in Action!” in Torrance, California, June 16, 2015

The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) in cooperation with Roanoke Insurance Group, arranged "ATA Carnets in Action" in Torrance, California on June 16. Euro VAT Refund was honored to be the bronze sponsor at this event that educated North American companies how to use and obtain an ATA Carnet, including correct customs clearance, fixing customs errors and best practices to avoid claims. Click here for more information.

April 17, 2015
Visit Euro VAT Refund booth at this year’s LA Gamers Conference in Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 2015

Euro VAT Refund sponsors and exhibits at this year’s LA Gamers Conference -- the leading event for senior representatives from game publishers, developers, movie studios, advertising firms, VCs, social networks, technology providers, analysts and press. The LA Games Conference focuses on bringing together the people who really matter to build and grow relationships and partnerships. Many North American companies are often unaware that they are required to register for VAT and charge about 20% VAT when selling digital services to private people within the EU. To discuss further and find out if your company is required to register and charge VAT, please visit Euro VAT Refund’s booth at this year’s LA Gamers Conference, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 2015. For further information please visit: www.lagamesconference.com

March 30, 2015
Euro VAT Refund’s International Communications Analyst speaks at a part of Port of Los Angeles Export University Workshop Series in Los Angeles, CA on April 2, between 4.45 pm-5.00 pm

Euro VAT Refund's International Communications Analyst, Daniela Treptow will briefly speak about VAT registration liabilities and VAT refund possibilities when North American companies are selling products and services to customers within the European Union (EU), including e-commerce and electronically supplied services at a university export workshop series organized by the Port of Los Angeles “Grow Your Business Through Exports” - LA Law Library – Main Downtown Library, Los Angeles, CA, Apr 2, 2015.

March 30, 2015
Webinar on April 23 “European VAT Implications with E-Commerce”

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will provide an insight for how VAT works when North American companies sells products on-line (e-commerce), or sell software, cloud services, games and music on-line to customers in the EU at a webinar hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service; “European VAT Implications with E-Commerce” - At Your Desk on Thursday, Apr 23, 2015, 11:00 am EDT, 8:00 am PDT.
For more details: Event flyer [pdf]

2016

December 30, 2014
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at U.S. Commercial Service market briefing on Europe’s Cyber Security Market & Information Technology events in Irvine, CA on January 13

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will speak about VAT registration liabilities when North American companies are selling "electronically supplied services" to private people within the European Union (EU) at two events organized by the U.S. Commercial Service “Industry Market Briefing on Europe’s Cyber Security & IT Market”.

December 29, 2014
Webinar on January 28 “European VAT for Cloud Computing, Software, Apps, and Other Digital Products and Services”

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson will provide an update on the latest developments in VAT laws for companies that sell digital products and services to customers in the EU, and companies that purchase from EU-based business locations at a webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, Inc.; “European VAT for Cloud Computing, Software, Apps, and Other Digital Products and Services” - At Your Desk on Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm EDT, 10:00 am - 11:50 am PDT.

November 25, 2014
Euro VAT Refund Team contributes and helps to fund the “Culver City Backpacks for Kids Program”.

Euro VAT Refund's team made a contribution to help fund the Culver City Backpacks for Kids program. The $1,255 raised will support the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) Backpacks for Kids Program, which provides food to CCUSD students who may not have access to healthy food during the weekends. Parents and staff work together to identify students in need. The backpacks that are filled with food will be delivered every Friday to each school for these students to take home anonymously. Since 2013, the CCUSD Backpacks for Kids program has been serving students at all CCUSD school sites, serving more than 10,000 meals to students throughout the year. Click here to read full article and for further information about CCUSD.

Nov 6, 2014
Euro VAT Refund’s International / Market Communications Analyst speaks at USC in Los Angeles, CA

Euro VAT Refund's International/Market Communications Analyst Daniela Treptow speaks about “VAT, Communication, and the Importance of Learning a Second Language” when North American companies do business in Germany and/or any other countries within the EU. The event "Working in a Global Economy - A German Perspective on Cross Cultural Understanding and Business Practices" is organized by University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, on November 6, 2014.

September 2, 2014
Euro VAT Refund participates in EU VAT event in Santa Monica, CA;
New VAT Rules Explained - What you need to know

Euro VAT Refund takes part in the European Value Added Tax event ”New European Union VAT Rules for Telecommunication, Broadcasting and Electronic Services - What you need to know”. This event will include high-ranking EU government officials, visiting EU VAT experts & international business leaders. The event is organized by The BayPay Forum and will take place Tuesday Sept 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, CA.

July 10, 2014
Visit Euro VAT Refund at this year’s International Summer Business Mixer in New Port Beach, CA, U.S.

Join Euro VAT Refund, Inc. and other international companies, organizations and chambers as we meet to enjoy a beautiful Southern California evening at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, CA. Visit our booth to find out how U.S. companies can save up to 20% of their business costs and what VAT rules will apply when doing business in the different EU countries.

June 15, 2014
Euro VAT Refund Team participation in "Train 4 Autism Culver City 5K/10K"

Euro VAT Refund's team participated in the inaugural "Train 4 Autism Culver City 5K/10K" benefiting the Culver City Education Foundation Special Education Projects on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 8AM. The Culver City Education Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization that supports and enhances the quality of educational programs for students in the Culver City Unified School District. The Culver City Education Foundation has already donated millions to Culver City schools since it was founded in 1981.

May 5, 2014
Euro VAT Refund's CEO speaks at International Trade Conference; Discover Global Markets: Europe Business Forum in Los Angeles, California, June 3-4, 2014

Join the U.S. Commercial Service & the District Export Council of Southern California for the premier Europe-focused event of the year! This event will include high-ranking U.S. government officials, visiting U.S. commercial diplomats & international business leaders, and Euro VAT Refund’s CEO Britta Eriksson will be one of the distinguished speakers. For further details and registration, please visit "Discover Global Markets: Europe Business Forum"

April 2, 2014
Euro VAT Refund’s International / Market Communications Analyst speaks at Chapman University in Orange, CA

Euro VAT Refund's International/Market Communications Analyst Daniela Treptow speaks about “VAT, Communication, and the Importance of Learning a Second Language” when North American companies do business in Germany and/or any other countries within the EU. The event “Culture and Industry; A German Perspective” is organized by Chapman University, Orange, CA, on April 8, 2014.

2013

October 8, 2013
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at German American Business Association (GABA) event in San Diego

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about “How to be VAT Smart” when a North American company is ready to enter the German and European market at an event organized by the German American Business Association (GABA) of Southern California “Mission Bay Boat Cruise with Experts on Market Entry into Europe through Germany” – San Diego, CA, on October 22, 2013. For further details and registration - see event flyer (pdf).

September 5, 2013
Webinar on October 2 “European VAT for U.S. Companies: Cost Management and Advanced Strategies”

Euro VAT Refund's International/Marketing Communications Analyst Daniela Treptow presents on VAT Position, Identifying Billing/Accounting Risks and Opportunities, and Evaluating Costs of Exemptions when doing business in the European Union (EU) at a webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, Inc.; "European VAT for U.S. Companies: Cost Management and Advanced Strategies" - At Your Desk on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm EDT, 10:00 am - 11:50 am PDT.

June 24 , 2013
Euro VAT Refund's International/Marketing Communications Analyst speaks about VAT at VITA Breakfast

Euro VAT Refund's International/Marketing Communications Analyst Daniela Treptow speaks about VAT at the Valley International Trade Association's Global Networking Breakfast: "Adding it All Up" What is the Real Cost of Your Exported Product" - Sherman Oaks, CA, on June 26, 2013.

June 16, 2013
Euro VAT Refund Team participation in "Train 4 Autism Culver City 5K/10K"

Euro VAT Refund's team participated in the inaugural "Train 4 Autism Culver City 5K/10K" benefiting the Culver City Education Foundation Special Education Projects on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 8AM. The Culver City Education Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization that supports and enhances the quality of educational programs for students in the Culver City Unified School District. The Culver City Education Foundation has already donated millions to Culver City schools since it was founded in 1981.

June 7 , 2013
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at Global LAVA 2nd Anniversary Event

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about VAT when entering the United Kingdom market. Ms. Eriksson will discuss how VAT will come into play when a North American company is ready to enter the UK market at Global LAVA 2nd Anniversary Breakfast event: "Global LAVA: GREAT Britain: Open for Business" – Los Angeles, CA, on June 7, 2013.

June 5, 2013
Euro VAT Refund sponsored International Trade Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., June 4-5, 2013.

The Minnesota District Export Council, in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service, arranged the second regional International Trade Administration conference, "Gateway to Europe Conference"; Western, Central, and Eastern Europe" in Minneapolis between June 4-5, 2013. Euro VAT Refund was honored to be the bronze sponsor at this event that this year brought more than 25 Senior Commercial Diplomats and U.S. international trade officials covering the European markets, together with North American companies that are interested in International trade.

April 24, 2013
EuroVAT CEO speaks about VAT on E-commerce

Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson speaks about E-Commerce Pitfalls and Opportunities together with UPS at the Valley International Trade Association's Global Networking Breakfast; "E-Commerce Opportunities and Pitfalls" - Sherman Oaks, CA, on April 24, 2013.

February 28, 2013
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks about VAT on Los Angeles News Radio

Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson speaks about VAT in an interview by Business News anchor Frank Mottek on CBS station KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO: (sound file) – Los Angeles, CA on February 28, 2013.

2012

November 9, 2012
EuroVAT CEO speaks at California CPA Education Foundation’s Int’l Tax and Business Conference

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about International Value Added Tax compliance at the California CPA Education Foundation’s International Tax and Business Conference; International Tax and Business Conference Webcast – San Francisco, CA on December 4, 2012

November 8, 2012
Euro VAT Refund’s CEO speaks at residence of Honorable Consul General of Germany

Euro VAT Refund's CEO Britta Eriksson speaks about “How to be VAT Smart” when a North American company is ready to enter the German and European market at the residence of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Los Angeles An Evening at the Residence of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany – with Experts on International Trade and Success in Europe through Germany – Los Angeles, CA, on November 15, 2012

August 15, 2012
Webinar on September 6 “Advanced VAT Issues for U.S. Corporate Tax Departments”

Meeting Challenges With Accounting Systems, Refund Timing, Tax on Warranty Contracts and More
Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson, presents on VAT issues for tax managers and tax staff of U.S. companies when conducting business in the European Union (EU) at a webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, Inc.; Advanced VAT Issues for U.S. Corporate Tax Departments - At Your Desk on Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 1:00pm-2:50pm EDT (10:00am-11:50am Pacific Daylight Time PDT).
Euro VAT Refunds clients and colleagues are entitled an unlimited number of registrations or recordings at 50% off. Please use the following link in order register for the webinar at 50% off: Advanced VAT Issues for U.S. Corporate Tax

August 13, 2012
Visit Euro VAT Refund at Booth Nr 927 at this year’s IMEX America, America’s worldwide exhibition for meetings and events at Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas, U.S., October 9-11, 2012.

Find out what VAT rules will apply when North American companies, meeting planners, organizations and institutions organize Conferences, Events and Exhibitions in the different EU countries. To walk the exhibit is free of charge. For further details, please visit :
www.imexamerica.com

June 28, 2012
Webinar on June 28 “VAT Fundamentals for U.S. Companies Buying or Selling in the European Union”

Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson, presents on VAT compliance on goods and service transactions when doing business in the European Union (EU) at a webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, Inc.; "VAT Fundamentals for U.S. Companies Buying or Selling in the European Union" - At Your Desk on Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 1:00pm-2:50pm EDT (10:00am-11:50am Pacific Daylight Time PDT).

2011

June 8, 2011
Webinar on June 22 “Understanding Value Added Tax (VAT) in the EU”

Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson, presents on VAT when doing business in the European Union (EU) at a webinar hosted by U.S. Department of Commerce - U.S. Commercial Service, the New Hampshire Export Assistance Center,; "Understanding Value Added Tax (VAT) in the EU" - At Your Desk on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - .11:00am-12:00pm EDT (08:00am-09:00am Pacific Daylight Time PDT). For registration details click here.

January 19, 2011
EuroVAT CEO speaks

Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson speaks about VAT at the Valley International Trade Association's Global Networking Breakfast; "Gateway to the European Union" - Sherman Oaks, CA, on January 19, 2011.

2010

October 20, 2010
EuroVAT CEO speaks

Euro VAT Refund's CEO, Britta Eriksson speaks about VAT at the Monterey Bay International Trade Association Seminar; "Europe and America - Poised for Growth in a Challenging Economy" - San Jose, CA, on October 20, 2010