Easy Digital Downloads EU VAT


Release date 7 September 2020

  • New: Applied the temporary VAT cut for Ireland from 23% to 21%.
  • Fix: Minor error which prevented the VAT field description filter working.


Release date 30 June 2020

  • New: Added temporary VAT rate cut for Germany. The VAT rate applied on checkout will be reduced to 16% automatically for customers from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020 inclusive.
  • Tested with latest versions of WordPress and EDD.


Release date 14 May 2020

  • New: Added full VAT company information to purchase receipt and PDF invoice (if using EDD PDF Invoices).
  • Fix: Added VAT details to subscription renewal payments for EDD Recurring.
  • Fix: Prevent double submission of VAT number validation on checkout.
  • Fix: Hide VAT field when checkout first loaded if billing country not in EU.
  • Fix: The address state on the purchase receipt was displaying the code rather than the full name.
  • Fix: Improve compatibility with EDD Stripe.
  • Tweak: Always show the VAT tax rate on purchase receipt, regardless of plugin setting to show/hide invoice details.
  • Dev: Added new plugin license system and refactored code.
  • Dev: Added more filters for easier developer customisation.
  • Dev: Added Composer support.


Release date 15 January 2020

  • Added new EC Sales List report for VAT-registered businesses in the EU.
  • Added hooks to VAT Payments report to allow adjustment of total and tax amounts (e.g. for currency conversion).
  • Prevent VAT field being hidden by EDD Stripe when using the saved billing address feature.
  • Move VAT check result inside main VAT field on checkout.


Release date 17 December 2019

  • Hide VAT field on checkout if billing country is not in the EU.


Release date 28 November 2019

  • Initial release.