Atlanta, GA, June 9, 2016: Universal VAT Services (UVS), a global provider of foreign tax reclaim services for corporations, academic institutions and art galleries based in Atlanta, GA, has been awarded the President’s “E” Award by the Obama Administration, through the Department of Commerce. The award is one of prestige and is awarded to a select few small and medium size businesses annually, that make significant contributions to the expansion of U.S. exports. Since 1961, when President Kennedy created the recognition, the President’s “E” Award—E is the symbol for excellence—is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a contributions to the expansion of U.S. exports.
“The ‘E’ Awards Committee was very impressed with Universal VAT Services’ customization of sales channels for different export markets”, said Penny Pritzker, United States Secretary of Commerce. “Universal VAT Service’s achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support theU.S.economy and create American jobs”.
Companies that were presented with the “E” Award for Exports were acknowledged and granted a certificate of commemoration, at a ceremony inWashington,DCon Monday, May 16, 2016. UVS is proud to know its success is being recognized and rewarded by their government. UVS’s impressive roster of happy clients, many of which are among the world’s leading brands, benefit from its savvy cost savings business model, which only enhances the tax reclaim services they offer to multi-national entities which are doing business internationally. While its headquarters are inAtlanta,GA, UVS is a global company, boasting a talented team of top tier tax professionals in affiliate offices around the globe.Istanbul,Turkey; Mumbai,India;Bogota,Columbia;Seoul, S. Korea; andToronto,Canada, are all cities where UVS affiliate offices are located.
“UVS is humbled and grateful for this recognition from the U.S. Department of Commerce for our innovative, global VAT recovery services, and the award is a testament to our outstanding global UVS team,” said Raj Shah, President of Universal VAT Services. “Our team works tirelessly in all of our offices around the world to serve our global customers.”
“UVS is honored to join the ranks of acclaimed select few who have been given this award in years past, and to continue positively impacting the U.S. economy through it’s global business activities,” said Sam Shah, CEO of UVS. “This President’s “E” for excellence awards highlights to our clients how and why UVS is outstanding in the tax reclaim industry, through the reclaim services we offer our prestigious clients, and the recognition we receive from the nation’s highest office.”