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New UK VAT rules for online marketplaces traders

What the proposed e-commerce VAT rules mean for business

Ryan Bevan 2 December 2016 No comments

  Yesterday’s announcement by the EU that it is proposing to simplify VAT for e-commerce businesses (see our earlier article) should certainly be welcomed. The Commission has taken on board and is looking to address many of the issues arising from the changes to the VAT rules on supplies of e-services to consumers that came…

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Low Value VAT Exemption

Online Trading Simplified with New VAT Measures

Gareth Bevan 1 December 2016 No comments

European Commission announces new VAT measures to help e-commerce businesses The European Commission has released details of new VAT measures to simplify online trading for EU businesses.  This follows the Commission’s adoption of the Action Plan for VAT in April 2016 which included a commitment to remove VAT obstacles to e-commerce. The new measures include: Extending…

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VAT MOSS Return - BTE Services

Don’t forget your first VAT MOSS Returns

Ryan Bevan 29 January 2016 No comments

  The deadline for the first VAT Mini One Stop Shop (VAT MOSS) returns is fast approaching. Union and non-Union MOSS returns covering the period 1 January 2015 – 31 March 2015 need to be submitted by 20 April 2015. This is a much tighter timescale than businesses have for compiling and submitting their UK…

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VAT on eServices

Important VAT rule changes for e-services, telecommunications and broadcasting

Ryan Bevan 29 March 2014 No comments

  Do you provide e-services, telecommunications or broadcasting services to non-business customers in other EU countries? If so, are you ready for the new VAT rules which come into effect next year? Currently a UK supplier of these services charges UK VAT to all EU non-business customers. However this will no longer be the case…

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