General International Tax Topics

You can use NetSuite to calculate, report, and pay value-added taxes (VAT) for many countries around the world, including the countries in the European Union (EU). You can define country-specific tax codes, used to calculate and report taxes, that identify basic information such as the tax percentage and the tax agency. You can also specify VAT-specific information such as whether to exclude amounts from VAT reports and whether a tax is specific to the EU.

Read the following topics for guidance:

The following topics provide information about the tax processing elements required for administering VAT:

Before you administer VAT using NetSuite, do the following:


For information about Sales Tax, see the United States Tax Topics. For information about VAT/GST for specific countries, see the Country-specific Tax Topics.

Related Topics

Tax Accounting Overview
Advanced Taxes
Setting Up Tax Agencies as Vendors
Tax Control Accounts Overview
Tax Types Overview
Tax Codes Overview
Tax Groups Overview

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