Java library libevatr

libevatr is a Java library which provides easy access to the online XML-RPC service of the Federal Central Office for Taxes (BZSt in Germany) to confirm value added tax identification numbers (VAT ID) and addresses of foreign (European) companies.

Features

* simple validation: confirms the foreign VAT ID number only
* qualified validation: confirms the foreign VAT ID number, company name and city
Within the qualified validation optionally the ZIP code and street can be confirmed.
Additional a printed confirmation can be requested. It will be sent out by the Federal Central Office for Taxes .
note: The confirmation will be sent as postal mail from Federal Central Office for Taxes to the requesting company.

The official page on the website of Federal Central Office for Taxes:
http://evatr.bff-online.de/eVatR/xmlrpc

source repository: https://github.com/SubOptimal/libevatr