Re: IETF registration fees...

Mary Barnes <mary.h.barnes@gmail.com> Mon, 09 May 2016 22:03 UTC

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Subject: Re: IETF registration fees...
From: Mary Barnes <mary.h.barnes@gmail.com>
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The website suggested that for companies the minimum is $1000.  So, this
means likely that those without a large corporate will not be able to
recover the fee.

Regards,
Mary

On Monday, May 9, 2016, John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:

> >I knew that IETF registration fees had gone up from the $500USD of yore.
> >$700USD isn't so bad... but there is 19% VAT on it, so $833USD.
> >That's ~$1100 CDN.  Tripping over the $1000 CDN mark is a big
> psychological
> >impact.  I guess it would have been worse if the CDN wasn't on the
> "rebound"
>
> Germany has a reciprocal VAT agreement with Canada.  You may be able
> to get the VAT on the registration fee and other business expenses in
> Germany such as your hotel bill refunded.
>
> The Goog shows a couple of companies that say they handle tax refunds
> for North Americans going to European conferences but they're vague
> about what's the minimum amount worth handling.
>
> R's,
> John
>
>

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