This declaration does not replace tax advice, it is based on the legal status at the time of writing and is in our interpretation of the relevant laws and the consequences resulting therefrom.

When you shop on you're buying from an italian company, EU country member.


Private customers (no passive subjects VAT) and/or passive subjects VAT that are not registered to VIES: goods liable to Italian IVA (value added tax=VAT) at the rate in force in Italy, which currently stands at 22%.

Purchases by Companies and/or customers with a VAT number enrolled in VIES register: goods not liable to Italian IVA (value added tax=VAT). Mandatory condition for VAT exemption is hold a valid VAT identification number registered in VIES register for the interchange of goods and services in UE.

Remember: it is your responsibility comply with VAT obligations for your country.


Goods not liable to Italian IVA (value added tax=VAT) for every kind of customer.

For more details, please contact customs office in the country you are purchasing. When you order on you are considered an importer of goods and you must respect laws and regulations of the country in which you are importing items.

What is VIES?

VIES (Vat Information Exchange System) is an automatic exchanges system between tax authorities of UE countries. Active since 1993, the purpose of VIES is the control of commercial transactions within UE and VAT taxable subjects that put in place. Through this system, UE countries can exchange informations on intra-Community transactions occurred between traders holding a VAT identification number.

Why should register to VIES?

If you have a VAT number, the number may not be active for intra-Community exchanges. To activate VAT for intra-Community transactions you need to sign in VIES register. If a trader holder VAT number is not included in the VIES, must be regarded as a private subject, and therefore our invoice shall specify the Italian VAT.