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White graduation cap icon BFM 0010  Value Added Tax on DoD's International Efforts

Value Added Tax on DoD's International Efforts

The Department of Defense (DoD) and its industry partners spend large sums of money on efforts overseas. This can result in purchasers also paying large sums of money on Value Added Tax (VAT) where countries charge VAT on goods and services. But VAT can be exempted if the stakeholders effectively plan and execute the exemption process. This Online Training (OLT) course aims to provide knowledge about VAT and VAT exemption process that involves several stakeholders and documents. The goal is to assist DoD personnel and DoD industry partners doing business abroad to appropriately plan for and obtain VAT exemption.





Individuals involved in DoD’s international business efforts that include, but are not limited to, international deployments, international cooperative efforts, and foreign military sales (FMS).


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).