Changes to the Rules on Tax Exemption as of 01/01/2022

Dear Shipping Agents,

We are writing to inform you of the implementation of the decision made by the European Court of Justice as of 01/01/2022.
Back in 2017, the European Court of Justice decided that tax exemption for exports would only apply to primary freight carriers.
After having been postponed several times, this approach will now be implemented in Germany from 01/01/2022 and therefore also by SACO Shipping GmbH for all invoices:

✔ Please prepare your invoices to us in accordance with the guidelines, if necessary with VAT or reverse charge note.
⚠ Unfortunately, we cannot accept any invoices that do not comply with the decision of the European Court of Justice and the guidelines of the Ministry of Finance, and will have to return any such documents unprocessed with a request for correction.

For further information, please contact the SACO Shipping Team responsible for your account.
We look forward to continuing our successful collaboration.


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