VAT news - January 2017

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Cross-border sales online

Amazon Sellers – Stay in control of your VAT compliance!

Gareth Bevan 13 January 2017 No comments

With the boom in online selling set to continue, the heat is being turned up on those sellers using online marketplaces who are not complying with their VAT obligations.   In a move to simplify VAT compliance, Amazon are currently piloting a new service which avoids the need for sellers to deal with overseas VAT on…


Increasing trend for real time VAT reporting

Gareth Bevan 4 January 2017 No comments

As tax authorities transform their operations to bring themselves into the digital age, the burden of real time VAT reporting for businesses will become increasingly common. Tax authority digital transformation Many countries have required or allowed electronic filing of VAT/GST returns for some time now. Growing numbers of tax authorities routinely conduct e-audits, with some…

EU VAT Rates

VAT Resource: EU VAT rates table for 2017

Gareth Bevan 4 January 2017 No comments

Your 2017 EU VAT rates table With lots of changes taking place with effect from 1st January 2017, we have put together a 2017 EU VAT rates table to keep you up to date with what is happening with VAT around the European Union. We hope you find this a useful resource! Country VAT Rate: Standard VAT…