China VAT invoices
What is the VAT normal invoice?
The VAT normal invoice is a valid receipt and payment voucher recognized by the China Tax Bureau. In most cases, the VAT normal invoice cannot be used for VAT credit.
What is the VAT special invoice?
Only VAT taxpayers can issue VAT special invoices. Different from VAT normal invoice, VAT special invoice is a valid voucher that can be used for VAT credit.
What type of VAT invoice will TI issue to customers?
TI provides VAT normal invoice (fully digitalized electronic), VAT special invoice (paper) and VAT special invoice (fully digitalized electronic) options to customers on TI.com. The fully digitalized electronic invoice is a new form of invoice, and its legal effect and basic purpose are the same as paper invoices.
When does TI issue a VAT invoice?
When applicable, TI issues a VAT invoice within seven (7) working days after the delivery has been arranged. You can view the fully digitalized electronic invoices in Order History on TI.com. If a fully digitalized electronic invoice is issued, TI will notify the customer by e-mail. If a paper invoice is issued, TI will deliver through SF Express. For company clients, you can also log in your electronic tax platform to view the fully digitalized electronic invoice. Should any further inquiries on China VAT invoices, please contact TI customer support center.
Can a customer request a VAT invoice for a discounted order?
TI will issue a VAT invoice for partial, discounted orders based on the actual payment. TI will not issue a VAT invoice for an order placed at no charge.