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Our snapshot view of VAT rates enables you to compare the standard rate with reduced rate of VAT in each country. Further country specific VAT information and the latest news updates can be found by clicking on the country link.

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Common questions

Yes, potentially you will need to charge VAT on the sale of these goods. In order to know for sure we will have to look at where and to which type of customer you are selling the goods, therefore in order to get a definitive answer please contact us.

You could potentially have a requirement to VAT register and charge VAT on the supply of services in the EU, this largely depends on the type of service you are providing and who you are providing this to. For a more definitive answer and a free VAT consultation please contact us.

No as these are zero rated sales for VAT purposes. However in order to export from the EU you will need to have an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number and may also be required to register for VAT in the country that you are making the sale from. For a more definitive answer and if you would like help in obtaining an EORI number or a VAT account please contact us.

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Quebec introduces sales tax on digital sales to consumers

From 2019, Quebec will be the first Canadian province to introduce sales tax (QST) on sales made by non-resident providers of digital services to consumers residing in the province. At present, non-resident businesses providing digital services in Quebec do not have to charge QST on their sales. However, in an effort to remove the unfair… Read More

HMRC calls on online marketplaces to sign agreement tackling VAT fraud in the UK

During April 2018, HMRC asked all online marketplaces operating in the UK to sign an agreement to help tackle online VAT fraud. This agreement states that these online platforms have a responsibility to: Educate the sellers who use their online marketplaces in the UK, on their VAT obligations either by producing their own guidance or… Read More

ECJ judgement on the VAT treatment of travel agents supplies in Germany

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has made its judgement in the case C-380/16 relating to the application of the special scheme for travel agents, referred to as the Tour Operators Margin Scheme (TOMS), in Germany. The court ruled that Germany failed to fulfil its obligations set under the EU VAT directive by: • Only… Read More