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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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UK – MTD UPDATE: Lords Request MTD Delay

The House of Lords, which is the Upper House of UK Parliament, have called for a minimum of 1-year delay to the implementation of Making Tax Digital (MTD). They claim that HMRC have neglected their responsibility to small businesses and that the costs to implement the new system will exceed those outlined in HMRC’s impact… Read More

UPDATE: EU wide rule change for VAT rates applied to electronic books, newspapers and periodicals

During November 2018, the European Council formally adopted the directive allowing member states to apply reduced, super-reduced or zero VAT rates to electronic publications. This rule change will allow member states to align VAT rates applied to both electronic and physical publications at their own discretion. This is a temporary fix until the EU implements… Read More

Poland to cut VAT on e-books to 5%

From 1 April 2019, Poland will cut the VAT rate applicable on e-books to 5% from 23%. This follows the EU Councils proposal to allow EU member states to cut rates on electronic publications to match their printed equivalents, please click here for the full article.