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Global VAT Refund GmbH was founded in 1998 as Tax Refund Erstattungsgesellschaft mbH in Bad Homburg v.d.H., Germany, situated at the same location in the pedestrian zone and old town for almost 15 years.

Nestled between the hills of Taunus and Frankfurt a.M. with the largest international airport in Germany and hub of many European financial enterprises, it is conveniently reachable from most parts in Europe.

Global VAT Refund has been the German market leader for reclaiming foreign corporate VAT for 20 years and has been expanded from serving German clients only to entering the international market together with Global VAT Refund AG in Switzerland in 2017.

Global VAT Refund Group has been born, with its official start October 1, 2017.


Our valued clients range from small firms to large enterprises with a turnover over EUR 100 billion (2016)

During 20 years of reclaiming VAT for our clients, we reached a high level of expertise and established a well-known name in the industry.

All of our customers trust and appreciate our business ethics, confidentiality, professionalism and our personal service, most of them for two decades. 


Building this high level of trust with our clients for many years, allows us to enter the companies and go through their books to retrieve the VAT compliant invoices.

Global VAT Refund Group  continously grows the client portfolio worldwide as well as the international partnership network of independent, qualified tax advisors and tax attorneys. 

Customer loyalty is priceless! 

The success of Global VAT Refund is based on the visionary leadership of founder and CEO, Mr. Steffen Bastian, who is hands on since the first day.


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During our 20 years of successful reclaiming VAT for enterprises, we invited the best of the best of international independent tax advisors and tax attorneys to join forces under the umbrella of Global VAT Refund Group.

We also identified the best and most efficient travel management providers and established the interfaces to offer an easy process for our international clients, if desired. Ask for more information. 

With local and international IT specialists, we established sophisticated IT solutions and technologies to provide our clients the best quality and most comfortable processing of theirs invoices.

To guarantee a complete documentation and long-term history of communication with our clients and tax authorities, we updated our CRM (Customer Relation Management) System which was first time established in 1998 and developed further a state of the art international CRM system.

Global VAT Refund Group is always a step ahead. The lasting relationship with satisfied European top-ranking companies and the success rate of 98% is proof for our high qualified services.


Global VAT Refund’s Headquarter is in Feusisberg, Switzerland, 30 minutes from Zurich and functions as an umbrella for all other Global VAT Refund’s entities and independent tax advisors worldwide.

We are officially represented in every European country with our network partner offices and our own offices in collaboration with JUWELIS Holding which is also lead by Mr. Steffen Bastian in the following locations:


Feusisberg, Switzerland


Weil am Rhein, Germany


Tampa Bay, Florida

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Indochina & Hong Kong

Global VAT Refund - TIME to get your VAT back!

20 Years Experience with 98% Success Rate

Global VAT Refund


Hegenheimer Str. 18, 
79576 Weil am Rhein
Phone Office: +49 6172 139 670


Firststrasse 6
8835 Feusisberg
Phone Office: +41 55 511 1159

ACTIVE with local offices in EU, non EU, USA, UAE & Asia.
We reclaim your VAT in EU, non-EU, Australia, South Africa, Japan, South Korea, UAE and other countries upon your request.

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