VAT MOSS is painful.

Taxtools.io makes it easy for you.

Taxtools is a blazing fast, all-in-one VAT MOSS API for EU VAT rates, VAT ID validation, foreign exchange, currency and display settings.

Businesses based everywhere in the world selling to consumers in the EU, must be charging EU VAT rates and reporting to VAT MOSS (source).

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Usage

Get full API with all available data for a detected or given address:

$ curl https://taxtools.io/api
# VAT for your country
$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/188.226.197.55
# amsterdam
$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/178.62.47.76
# united kingdom
$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/91.109.245.139
# germany

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Complete API

Get a specific field from the full API

$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/188.226.197.55/tax
# only returns the .tax property

Specify the base currency for foreign exchange rates

$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/91.109.245.139/ccy?base=USD
# FX rates based against US dollar

Get european VAT rates

$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/rates
# returns rates object keyed by country code
$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/rates/GB
# United Kingdom current rates (20%)
$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/rates/GB?date=2010-01-01
# United Kingdom current rates as of 2010-01-01 (17.5%)

Perform VAT ID validation

$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/validate/GB569953277
# validates and returns company information
$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/validate/99887777
# example of failed validation

JSONP support

All requests support JSONP callbacks

$ curl https://taxtools.io/api/188.226.197.55/rates/DE?callback=?
# calls JSONP with data

Request limits

Anonymous requests are rate limited by IP address. If you create an account your account individually is rate limited but you can also link URL origins to your account.

Geo-distributed platform

When you rely on external services as a core part of your customer's checkout experience, any significant delay in checkout can directly affect profits. That's why taxtools.io uses latency based routing and geo-distributed servers across Europe, the US and Asia.