General settings

From the tab General settings, you can set up all the plugin options.

  • Forbid EU customer checkout: if enabled, when a European customer adds digital goods to the cart, the checkout will not be allowed.
  • Hide VAT field if VIES server is down: if enabled, the VAT field on the checkout will be hidden if the VIES server used to validate the VAT number is not responding.
  • EU VAT field label: here, you can enter the text for the field EU VAT in the checkout page.
  • EU VAT field placeholder: here, you can enter the text to use as a placeholder for the field EU VAT in the checkout page.
  • EU VAT field description: here, you can enter the text to use as a description for the field EU VAT in the checkout page.

  • EU customer warning: if you have activated the option Forbid EU customer checkout, you can choose to show a warning message in the cart page to notify customers of digital goods they have added to cart.
  • EU VAT warning message: here, you can type the text of the warning message.
  • EU VAT error message: here, you can type the text of the error message.
  • Custom base locations: here, you can add country codes (comma separated) that will replace base location(s) specified in WooCommerce settings.
  • Mandatory VAT number: if enabled, the VAT field will be required.
  • Enable VAT number in same country: if enabled, it shows the VAT number field to all EU customers even the ones coming from the same country as the shop base location.

  • Disable VAT exception in same country: if activated, it disables VAT exception in calculating totals for the same country.
  • Apply to physical products: if enabled, it applies the VAT exemption on physical products too.
  • Country confirmation message: here, you can configure the message to show to EU customers when the IP address and the billing country do not match.
  • Mandatory VAT number message: here, you can set the message to show when the mandatory VAT number is not provided.