Countries in the Latin America (LATAM) region have a variety of tax regulations. If your local tax authority requires digital product companies like Mailchimp to collect tax, you’ll see tax on your billing estimates and receipts.
In this article, you’ll find information about local tax requirements, exemptions, and self-assessment options for countries in the LATAM region.
This article is provided as a resource, but it’s not tax advice. If you have questions about your specific tax requirements, we recommend that you consult a local tax professional.
Things to know
Here are some things to know.
- All Mailchimp products and services are subject to tax.
- Tax isn’t included in Mailchimp’s advertised prices. You’ll see tax calculated before you complete any purchase, and you’ll see tax calculated in your billing estimate on the account overview page.
- You can find Mailchimp’s Tax ID or registration number on your receipt. The number you see is specific to our registration in your location. Your receipt also has links to our W-9 and US Residency Certificate.
How taxes work in Mailchimp
Any tax collected in Mailchimp is a consumption tax, also called a sales tax. Consumption tax is determined by the purcher’s local tax requirements. When you purchase something from Mailchimp, we identify your location based on the primary contact address saved in your account and calculate tax accordingly. Any tax that we collect is reported and paid to your local tax authority.
Exemption and self-assessment requirements by country
Some countries have regulations that allow businesses to manage their own tax requirements. This is called self-assessment. Businesses that opt out of tax collection in Mailchimp are responsible for self-assessing and reporting their own tax obligations. We verify Tax ID numbers to determine if your business qualifies for self-assessment. For more information about providing a Tax ID number or troubleshooting Tax ID validation, check out Add or Edit Your Tax ID Number.
We collect tax from these LATAM countries. Find your country to determine if self-assessment options are available for Mailchimp purchases and how to qualify.
Barbados Value Added Tax (VAT)
Barbados doesn’t offer self-assessment options for VAT. Tax is charged on all Mailchimp services regardless of if you’re a business consumer or enter a Tax ID.
Chile Value Added Tax (VAT)
Chile offers self-assessment options for registered businesses with a valid VAT ID. Add your VAT ID to remove VAT from future transactions.