The European Commission operates a search engine on its website to verify VAT numbers by entering the European member state and the VAT number. Individual nations also operate databases on their websites, but the Europea... More »

According to the European Commission, it is possible to get VAT numbers from each European Union country's tax database. The EU's VAT Information Exchange System, or VIES, also aggregates VAT data from the individual cou... More »

A company's VAT number is available online through the European Commission Taxation and Customs Union. This is a unique number created for each business and banking organization that resides in a territory governed by th... More »

A company's VAT number is available online through the European Commission Taxation and Customs Union. This is a unique number created for each business and banking organization that resides in a territory governed by th... More »

A French TVA number, or VAT number, can be verified online by visiting the European Commission's website at ec.Europa.eu, explains Brighton Accountants. Enter the member state and the VAT, or value added tax, number as w... More »

A business owner can find his or her VAT number on the VAT registration certificate. The effective date of VAT registration and when to make the first VAT return payment is also listed on the certificate. More »

The general formula for calculating the Value Added Tax is the base cost of an item multiplied by the appropriate VAT rate for the item, as detailed by HM Revenue & Customs. To calculate the VAT of an item when the VAT i... More »