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What is the effective date of registration for VAT?

The effective date of registration is the date from which your VAT registration comes into effect. This is also listed as the registration date on VAT certificates, the effective date is also the date from which you must charge VAT on appropriate transactions. Please note, the effective date of registration is not always visible on all countries VAT certificates, and the way it is displayed will vary from country to country. If you are unsure where to find a specific effective date speak to our registrations team for help.

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