This training aims at assisting you to:

  • become familiar with the VAT test procedure
  • learn how to best deal with a VAT test by the Registry of Luxembourg, with a focus on the financial sector (investment funds, holdings, SPVs, banks, securitisation vehicles etc)
  • anticipate traditional problems with VAT in relation to finance
  • become aware of the means of recourse


Verification of turnover:

  • Taxable transactions test
  • Exempt transactions test
  • Intra-community transaction test
  • Property transaction test
  • Cases of re-invoicing
  • Test of deductions by mixed or partial taxable persons
  • Invoicing errors
  • Verification of rates
  • Compliance with the rules of self-liquidation (on purchase and sale)
  • VAT declarations test and reconciliation with the accountancy department
  • Discontinuation tests
  • Etc.


Our speakers come from all over our specialised and complementary teams, covering all legal, regulatory, taxation and advisory aspects of doing business in Luxembourg. We invite you to check our training agenda where the speakers are listed on each training session.

Target audience

You are a business executive, an in-house certified public accountant, an in-house general accountant, a company auditor, a financial director, an administrative director or a tax advisor.


4 hours.



For any information, please contact us by e-mail institute@arendt.com

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Bruno Gasparotto

Bruno Gasparotto is a Principal in the Tax Law practice of Arendt & Medernach where he specializes in VAT law, advising on both national and international issues where he focuses on the VAT aspects of financial transactions involving amongst others banks, SOPARFIS, investment funds and real estate companies. He also has extensive knowledge in the fields of industry, trading, retail and information technologies. Since 2017, Bruno Gasparotto also offers his international VAT expertise to clients present in the UAE market, helping them to get ready for theimplementation of the GCC VAT system as from 2018. Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he worked as a VAT manager within the Big Four firms ...

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