The much-more-than-
VAT database

Your entire product range is precisely classified in the specific VAT logic of each EU member state (plus Great Britain).
Certified, system-integrated and permanently updated.

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Every standard rate, every reduction, every exemption

VATRules knows all the VAT rates you have to calculate in the EU-27 plus UK and assigns them to your product groups.

Is the sale of goods taxable or tax-free? Which tax rate is applicable? – Regular, reduced or super-reduced? Which exemptions and re-exemptions apply?

VATRules applies this tax content in your ERP or shop system. Article-specific, always up-to-date, and for all EU-27 (plus UK).


More than 1.2 million tax codes on demand

  • Extensive and permanently updated cloud database with more than 80 million items already filed (pre-assignment)
  • 24/7 on-demand provision of more than 1.2 million tax codes incl. all exceptions, reductions and exemptions
  • Unique, product group-based grouping process in the EU-27 VAT logic (plus the UK) with intuitive assignment
  • Processes and technologies certified by tax experts and auditors
  • Central tax dashboard for visualisation of all available merchant data
  • Plugins for ERP as well as shop systems, integration for SAP R3/S4 available, powerful REST API

Compliance as a competitive advantage

  • Tax-compliant application of the applicable VAT rates for the EU-27 as well as Great Britain
  • Competitive advantages through country-specific price calculations taking into account currently applicable local VAT regulations
  • Process optimisation and time savings through automation in a one-time grouping process (fast go-to-market)
  • Increase in customer satisfaction through the correct application of local VAT rates

Calculate product prices correctly and compliantly throughout the EU

Whether France, Austria and Italy, Hungary, Poland or Croatia. With VATRules, you are ready to trade your products in all EU-27 (plus UK).

In certified processes, the currently valid VAT rates are delivered cloud-based on-demand directly in your system landscape – in real-time and automated.

Display is part of the VATRules and guarantees the correct application, calculation and display of the country-specific gross prices in your online shop.


Single solution and full service


Single solution
Full Service
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Update Engine: Dynamic update in case of changes green-check green-check
Assignment: Classification of the merchant’s product groups green-check green-check
Display: TAX Calculation in the shop system green-check green-check
ThresholdControl: Monitor red-cross green-check
Registration for VAT purposes in the countries of destination red-cross green-check
VAT declaration and reporting in the countries of destination red-cross green-check
Payment of VAT to the tax authorities of the countries of destination red-cross green-check
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Jan Griesel, plentymarkets
Jan GrieselFounder, Chairman of the Board, CEO

With eClear AG, we have gained a strategic partner who can offer our customers a unique solution for compliant taxation in cross-border e-commerce.

plentymarkets is an e-commerce ERP system. It combines merchandise management with a shop system and omnichannel sales, including a POS system. With the online-based software, the entire online and offline trade can be fully automated. VATRules has been integrated into plentymarkets core since February 2021 and is available to more than 8,000 retailers.

Original Räder
Tony KastenTeam Leader Projects and Marketing

For us, working with eClear is an essential step towards automating our processes. It allows us to scale our business further and serve our customers across Europe tax compliant.

Original Räder is one of Germany’s leading suppliers in the field of rims and complete wheels. The company was founded in 2007 and went online with its online shop original-rä in 2016. Customers come from Germany, Austria, Denmark, France and Italy. Demand from Eastern European countries is also increasing. Original Räder uses the VATRules via eClear plugin in plentymarkets.

At a glance

VATRules – Database for VAT Rates and Rules

All facts and functions summarised for you.

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Certified expertise

Based on our certified processes and the continuous monitoring of applicable EU directives and the member states’ specifications, we ensure that the VATRules on demand are always up to date in your ERP or shop system.

IDW PS 880

eClear’s processes are certified by BDO Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft under auditing standard 880 of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany.


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    The most relevant information on the VATRules, summarised in a PDF, is available for download.

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