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Estonia underlines the obligation to identify the VAT seller

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  • 14 April 2013 | Richard Asquith

Estonia underlines the obligation to identify the VAT seller

The Estonian Supreme Court has confirmed the opinion of the tax office and lower courts that VAT incurred by a purchaser may not be recovered where the seller is not identified.


VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.