Standard VAT rate

20%

Country code

UK

Reduced VAT rates

5%

Super reduced rate

N/A

VAT returns

Monthly or Quarterly or Annually

VAT number format

GB 123 4567 89

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Finally some Brexit news! Agreement reached regarding tax and cooperation procedures

During June 2018, the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) published a joint statement on the progress of negotiations relating to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU planned for March 2019, the full statement can be found here. In the joint statement, it confirms that the UK will remain in the EU VAT… Read More

UPDATE: Major online marketplaces sign-up to help tackle VAT fraud in the UK

The UK tax authorities (HMRC) have confirmed that Amazon, eBay and Fruugo are the first online marketplaces to sign up to its e-commerce data exchange agreement. During April 2018, HMRC asked all online marketplaces operating in the UK to sign an agreement to help tackle online VAT fraud. By signing this agreement these online platforms… 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