There is a problem with the VIES check for German buyers.
The validation of the VAT number is currently not working. This problem will remain until VIES solves it. This means that buyers from Germany are getting VAT on their invoices (this is up to the EU).
There are now a couple of options to deal with this.
Check out your lots at another time
We hope the VIES will work again by then.
You requests the VAT back from the Dutch tax authorities with a form
If you already have a payment order and/or an invoice.
Mail your problem and PO number to email@example.com