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Business Services & Company Set Up

Setting up your business in a new country is not always straight forward. We team up with professionals to help make all aspects of your company set up as easy as possible.

From creating a new PTY LTD company to local management, we assist you with tailored solutions at preferential rates.

We can assist you with:

  • Company Set up & Registration
  • Import/Export
  • Tax & Accounting
  • Legal advice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions  
  • Trade marks
  • V.I.E Hosting & Office Rental
  • Domiciliation
  • Payroll
  • Business Representation
  • Visa & Immigration


Viviane Smits
Head of Business Support Services
+61 3 9027 5644
E viviane.smits(@) or trade(@)

VAT refund for companies

Our fiscal representative can claim a tax refund on behalf of your company on expenses made while attending trade shows and exhibitions in France.

Under certain conditions, we also may be able to provide a tax refund for expenses made in some other European countries (eligible country list and conditions to be provided on request, subject to changes on national regulations and local agreements).

VAT is refundable for the following expenditures:

  • Trade shows, exhibitions, space booking, hostesses and translators, participation fees
  • Catering, flowers
  • Restaurants bills, food and beverages
  • Telephone, electricity
  • Gasoil (80% of the VAT is refundable)
  • Any furniture used for business activities
  • Commercial car and van rental
  • Transport of merchandise
  • Services such as advertising

VAT is not refundable for the following expenditures: personal hotel accommodation, transport (car rental for the purpose of tourism, taxis), airline and train tickets, gifts.

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