The VAT-OSS procedure is due to come into force as early as 1 July 2020, hopefully facilitating mail order sales of goods between EU countries. Will it really make it possible to remove the obligation to register for VAT purposes in other EU countries?
VAT, VAT registration, and VAT settlements are quite a problem for online sellers operating within the European Union. Differences between the rate depending on the country, the VAT sales limit for mail-order sales or issues of storage and place of shipping – all these can seriously discourage online retailers from doing business on a larger scale.
VAT has been in force in the UK since 1973, when the UK joined the European Union. The basic VAT rate in the UK is 20% and covers all products and services which are not covered by the 5% and 0% reduced rates.
VAT (value-added tax) in the local language is “Mehrwertsteuer,” and the acronym VAT is translated as “MWSt.” Find out what are the VAT rates in Germany and when the obligation to register VAT in Germany arises. What to pay attention to? Are there lower VAT rates in Germany than in Poland?
IVA, short for “Impuesto sobre el Valor Añadido,” is the equivalent of VAT in Poland. VAT has been in force in Spain since 1986, when Spain joined the European Union. The basic VAT rate in Spain is 21% and covers all products and services that are not covered by the reduced rates of 10% and 4% and the zero rate.
Podstawowa stawka VAT w Hiszpanii wynosi 21% i obejmuje wszystkie produkty i usługi, których nie obejmuje stawki zmniejszone równe 10% i 4% oraz stawka zerowa.
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The VAT or IVA (Imposta sul Valore Aggiunto) has been in force in Italy since 1972. The basic VAT rate in Italy is 22% and covers all products and services that are not covered by the reduced rates of 10%, 5% and 4% and the zero rate.
VAT we Francji nazywany jest taxe sur la valeur ajoutée – w skrócie TVA i obowiązuje od 1954 roku. We Francji istnieje 5 stawek VAT. Podstawowa stawka VAT we Francji wynosi 20% i ma zastosowanie do wszystkich towarów i usług, które nie są objęte stawkami obniżonymi.
The standard VAT rate in Austria is 20% and covers all products and services not covered by the reduced rates of 13% and 10% and the zero rate. In connection with COVID-19, the Austrian government reduced the VAT rate to 5% for certain goods and services.
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