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Adding VAT number to billing information

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Hello,

 

I am trying to add a clients VAT number to the billing information. For some reason it comes up saying invalid format with an explanation mark. 

 

Does anyone know how to get round this or encountered this problem before?

 

Thanks

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Re: Adding VAT number to billing information

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Hi DigitalTrading,

 

You, of course, need to add the right VAT number. It seems that the client gave you the wrong one. In case their location is in the European Union you can check on their number e.g. at this webpage:

 

*** check-vat.eu

http://check-vat.eu/send%20vat%20numbers.htm?gclid=CIawk4Xvy7MCFdG5zAodWkEA_w

 

Best,

Lakatos

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Re: Adding VAT number to billing information

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Hi DigitalTrading,

 

You, of course, need to add the right VAT number. It seems that the client gave you the wrong one. In case their location is in the European Union you can check on their number e.g. at this webpage:

 

*** check-vat.eu

http://check-vat.eu/send%20vat%20numbers.htm?gclid=CIawk4Xvy7MCFdG5zAodWkEA_w

 

Best,

Lakatos

Re: Adding VAT number to billing information

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Hello

 

I'm not sure what's going on here, but my VAT number is valid and is not accepted by Adwords.

Re: Adding VAT number to billing information

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Hi! 

For me it is accepted if you check the correct length defined here, for example: 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VAT_identification_number

So from the official Hungarian 11 digits I have cutted the last 3...Strange, brave method, I hope the tax department will like it also.

I have similar experience buying tickets for airplane, but I cannot recall whether the same trick helped. 

Good luck or all of us!

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