Tax information

Domestic and international tax information.

  • Meetup is required to collect sales tax along with subscription payments as required by state sales tax laws. Sales tax is calculated based on the cost of your current subscription. Visit usa.gov for more tax information.

    Organizers will see U.S. sales tax in addition to their subscription price on their receipt when their subscription renews.

    View your payment information

    U.S. sales taxes are clearly noted on your payment history when your subscription renews. You can go to the Organizer Subscription section in your settings to view your payment history, see your current plan and upcoming payments, or update your credit card information.

    Exemptions from U.S. state sales tax

    Tax-exempt organizations can use this form to submit state-issued tax exemption documents.

    To submit your information using the form:

    1. Log in to your account.
    2. Select Tax Inquiry from the drop-down menu.
    3. Select the USA.
    4. Enter your tax exemption certificate number.
    5. Enter your group name and business name.
    6. Enter your state and billing address.
    7. Attach exemption forms and any supporting documentation required by your state.
    8. Click Submit.

    You will receive a confirmation email and our tax team will review your documentation. The review process may take up to two months.

    U.S. state sales taxes collected by Meetup
  • Meetup is required to collect Value-Added Tax (VAT) or Goods and Services Tax (GST) from non-business organizers depending on their location. Taxes are calculated based on the cost of your current subscription.

    VAT and GST are clearly noted on your payment history when your subscription renews. You can go to the Organizer Subscription section in your settings to view your payment history, see your current plan and upcoming payments, or update your credit card information.

    Businesses: Removal of VAT or GST charge

    Meetup subscriptions that are in the name of VAT or GST registered businesses can remove VAT or GST charges. To remove VAT or GST charges on future transactions, use this form to add your VAT Number, GST Number or an Australian Business Number (ABN) to your account.

    To submit your information using the form:

    1. Log in to your account.
    2. Select Tax Inquiry from the drop-down menu.
    3. Select your country.
    4. Enter your VAT ID number or Australian Business Number (ABN).
    5. Enter your group name and business name.
    6. Click Submit.

    Once we receive your information, you will receive a confirmation email.

    New organizers can add a VAT Number, GST number, or ABN to their account when they start a subscription.

    More information about VAT and GST

    European Union

    Country Tax Name Tax rate
    Austria VAT 20%
    Belgium VAT 21%
    Bulgaria VAT 20%
    Croatia VAT 25%
    Cyprus VAT 19%
    Czech Republic VAT 21%
    Denmark VAT 25%
    Estonia VAT 20%
    Finland VAT 24%
    France VAT 20%
    Germany VAT 19%
    Greece VAT 24%
    Hungary VAT 27%
    Ireland VAT 23%
    Italy VAT 22%
    Latvia VAT 21%
    Lithuania VAT 21%
    Luxembourg VAT 17%
    Malta VAT 18%
    Netherlands VAT 21%
    Poland VAT 23%
    Portugal VAT 23%
    Romania VAT 19%
    Slovakia VAT 20%
    Slovenia VAT 22%
    Spain VAT 21%
    Sweden VAT 25%
    United Kingdom VAT 20%

    Note: The VAT rates listed above are based on information provided by the European Commission.

    Australia

    Country Tax Name Tax rate
    Australia GST 10%

    Note: The GST rate listed above is based on information provided by the Australian Taxation Office.

    India

    Country Tax Name Tax rate
    India GST 18%

    Note: The GST rate listed above is based on information provided by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs.

    New Zealand

    Country Tax Name Tax rate
    New Zealand GST 15%

    Note: The GST rate listed above is based on information provided by the Inland Revenue Department.

    Value-Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST) collected by Meetup
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