All purchases and customer information relays on the country of the customer. EG; when you have the PRO version we will grab the VAT amount from this database and for customers it indicates where they live.
Is this country ready to be chosen in the frontend.
Country, Three Letter Code, Two Letter Code
Displays the values you choose/set i nthe edit/add screens.
Does this country requires to pay VAT.
EG: When you are living in the Neterlands and you have a German Customer it requires to pay VAT.
Forces a country to pay VAT.
Shows the VAT percentage to be paid.
As your customer is able to change the country dropdown in the frontend, he is also able to change the VAT amount. And he is able to do a live check on the VAT Registartion Number in the EU. As soon as the VAT Registration Number is valid, the VAT will be removed. But in some cases you don't want to remove the VAT amount as the customer is living in the same country as you do. So you may force to pay VAT.