What do HR and payroll services involve?
What do HR and payroll services involve?

HR and payroll services encompass various aspects of a company’s internal operations. These include occupational health and safety (OHS) services, preparing HR and payroll documentation, handling salary settlements, maintaining HR […]

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Civil partnership and the e-commerce industry - Key information
Civil partnership and the e-commerce industry – Key information

A civil partnership is one of the fundamental and most commonly chosen forms of conducting business in Poland, especially by small entrepreneurs and individuals starting their business journey. However, it […]

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Amazon VAT Calculation Service – What is it, how does it work, and is it worth it?
Amazon VAT Calculation Service – What is it, how does it work, and is it worth it?

To meet customer expectations, Amazon has introduced a range of services under the name Amazon VAT Calculation Services to support VAT settlement. These services automate the process of issuing invoices […]

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General partnership and the e-commerce sector - what you need to know?
General partnership and the e-commerce sector – What you need to know?

A general partnership is a form of business activity that enjoys popularity among entrepreneurs due to its flexibility and relatively simple operating rules. Importantly, the characteristics of a general partnership […]

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Changes on Amazon will affect sellers starting August 1, 2024!
Changes on Amazon will affect sellers starting August 1, 2024!

From August 1 of this year, Amazon platform sellers may face changes. This is because these changes will affect entities located in 9 countries, including Poland. Amazon has announced that […]

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Benefits of accounting outsourcing in the e-commerce industry
Benefits of accounting outsourcing in the e-commerce industry

Accounting outsourcing is a solution increasingly chosen by entrepreneurs, including those in the e-commerce sector. Not only does it simplify business operations, but it often enables business expansion by saving […]

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What is a financial statement and who must submit it?
What is a financial statement and who must submit it in Poland?

Entrepreneurs, including those in the e-commerce sector, face numerous challenges in running their businesses. These challenges include not only tax obligations, such as the proper settlement of VAT, but also […]

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Sole Proprietorship in Poland (JDG) and the e-commerce industry – What you need to know?
Sole Proprietorship in Poland (JDG) and the e-commerce industry – What you need to know?

In the era of digitalization, where online shopping is increasingly common, many entrepreneurs want to try their hand in the e-commerce industry. To do this, they often have to choose […]

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What you need to know about the Standard Audit File for Tax in Poland – JPK_VAT?

Running a business, regardless of the country, is always a challenge that requires entrepreneurs to fulfill a number of obligations. In Poland, one of these is VAT settlement, which includes […]

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INTRA declarations in Italy
INTRA declarations in Italy

Italy ranks as the fourth largest e-commerce market in Europe in terms of value. It is no surprise, then, that it attracts entrepreneurs looking to expand in this direction. However, […]

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discover the French e-commerce market
Discover the French e-commerce market

France is one of the largest and wealthiest countries in Europe, making it an extremely attractive market for expansion for many entrepreneurs in the e-commerce sector. However, like any other […]

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Packaging Registration in the Czech Republic and Slovakia – What You Need to Know
Packaging registration in the Czech Republic and Slovakia – what you need to know

In recent times, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have seen a significant increase in Polish sellers entering their markets. This surge is largely due to Allegro launching dedicated versions of […]

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VAT Taxation of Goods Delivery with Installation/Assembly
VAT taxation of goods delivery with installation / assembly

Ordering furniture with delivery services or electrical and/or electronic devices along with the installation of the device is a common comprehensive service offered by many companies. However, when it comes […]

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discover the Italian e-commerce market
Discover the Italian e-commerce market

Italy is an attractive destination not only for tourism but also from an economic perspective. Italian brands, especially those in the fashion and automotive industries, are known worldwide, and foreign […]

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Commingling Sale/Buy (Barter) on Amazon and its tax implications
Commingling Sale/Buy (Barter) on Amazon and its tax implications in Poland

If you sell on Amazon using the FBA model, you might have come across the concept of FBA Commingling. Specifically, some transactions in the VAT Transaction report may be marked […]

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discover the british e-commerce market
Discover the British e-commerce market!

The United Kingdom is not only the most popular destination for Polish economic immigration but also the largest e-commerce market in Europe, making it very attractive for expansion by many […]

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selling on allegro.sk and tax obligations
Selling on Allegro.sk and tax obligations

In the first week of February, Allegro announced that it plans to launch the Slovak version of its platform – Allegro.sk – by the end of March. Therefore, if you […]

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discover the czech e-commerce market
Discover the Czech e-commerce market!

The e-commerce sector is constantly developing, significantly boosted by the pandemic, during which many markets recorded peak values. The Czech Republic was no exception and is currently on an upward […]

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VAT settlements in the EU for EU and non-EU residents – tips and advice
VAT settlements in the EU for EU and non-EU residents – tips and advice

VAT settlements in European Union countries are a key aspect of financial management for any business operating on the international market. Understanding the rules that govern these settlements is essential […]

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discover the german e-commerce market
Discover the German e-commerce market!

The e-commerce industry has been continuously evolving for years, with the pandemic in 2020 acting as a catalyst for this process’s particular acceleration. This is no different in the sector […]

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Voluntary disclosure – the act of voluntarily admitting to a fiscal misdemeanor or crime. What should you know?

In the era of changing regulations affecting business operations, entrepreneurs must regularly face new challenges, including in the accounting area. However, it sometimes happens that they are unable to fulfill […]

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Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) — European Union regulation on imported goods related to CO2 emissions
Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) — European Union regulation on imported goods related to CO2 emissions

Entrepreneurs often seek the most optimal and cost-effective solutions for their companies. For manufacturing firms, a common solution is relocating production outside the European Union. This not only involves lower […]

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Polish micro tax account - what you need to know?
Polish Micro Tax Account – What You need to know?

Paying tax liabilities is a routine part of business operations. However, this process can sometimes be problematic, as it’s not always clear into which bank account the dues related to […]

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What is the SUP Directive (Single-Use-Plastic) and what are the obligations arising from it?
What is the Single-Use-Plastic Directive (SUP Directive) and what are the obligations arising from it?

In the face of growing environmental awareness and pollution, the European Union authorities enacted the so-called SUP Directive in 2019, resulting in new obligations for entrepreneurs from member states aimed […]

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What is eBay VeRO (Verified Rights Owners Programme)?
What is eBay VeRO (Verified Rights Owners Programme)?

Intellectual property protection is a very important topic in the e-commerce and cross-border e-commerce industry. Many sellers have encountered offers containing counterfeit versions of their original, manufactured products. Moreover, this […]

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What is CESOP – Central Electronic System of Payment Information – and how does it affect the e-commerce industry?

The e-commerce industry is growing year by year, as confirmed by increasing numbers and the introduction of new technologies and conveniences. This applies to both the quality of services provided […]

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Guide - how to analyze sales on amazon?
Guide – How to Analyze Sales on Amazon?

Are you wondering how to succeed on Amazon? The key is understanding and analyzing your sales. It’s not just about counting profits, but a deeper understanding of the market and […]

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E-commerce Trends 2024 – What Could the Future of E-commerce Look Like?
E-commerce Trends 2024 – What Could the Future of E-commerce Look Like?

The e-commerce industry evolves year by year. Companies are implementing increasingly newer solutions that allow for the optimization and automation of processes, resulting in sales growth. The use of artificial […]

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What is EDI, Electronic Data Interchange, and its application in the e-commerce industry?
What is EDI, Electronic Data Interchange, and its application in e-commerce?

In the era of digitization, automation is one of the factors significantly increasing the efficiency of an enterprise, and it can be applied in many areas. An example of this […]

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Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) Basics - What You Need to Know?
Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) Basics – What You Need to Know?

Self-publishing, or the individual publishing of printed books, e-books, and other written and illustrated content, has become increasingly common in recent years. As a result, the market is flooded with […]

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VAT Tax – Changes in 2024

The New Year often marks not just the symbolic beginning of a new chapter but also actual transformations. This is also the case for the year 2024, which saw the […]

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What is Amazon Vine?
What is the Amazon Vine Program?

In the e-commerce industry, it’s obvious that customers are more likely to reach for products that include reviews from other consumers. Therefore, for many external sellers who sell on Amazon, […]

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Registration of Producers and Packaging/Waste in Spain - What You Should Know?
Registration of Producers and Packaging/Waste in Spain – What You Should Know?

On December 20, 1994, the European Parliament and the European Council adopted Directive 94/62/EC, which regulated the provisions on waste and packaging waste. However, it was significantly amended in 2018 […]

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What is the Polish expansion relief and how does it apply to the e-commerce industry?
What is the Polish expansion relief and how does it apply to the e-commerce industry?

For many entrepreneurs, the concept of the “New Deal” is associated with a lot of confusion in the area of tax settlements, as the regulations of the New Deal introduced […]

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Tools, Features, and Services to Facilitate Your Sales on Kaufland Global Marketplace

Kaufland Global Marketplace, an online sales platform belonging to the Schwarz Group, is one of the largest marketplace platforms in Europe. It can even be described as a multi-marketplace, as […]

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Tax obligations and selling on Allegro.cz
Tax obligations and selling on Allegro.cz

In November 2021, media reported the acquisition of the Czech Mall Group and WE|DO by the Polish company Allegro. Subsequently, in May of this year, the Polish giant debuted in […]

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vat oss registration in the czech republic
VAT OSS Registration in Czech Republic – Step by Step

A constant element in the economic systems across all European Union countries is undoubtedly VAT, and the Czech Republic is no exception. However, like other member states, it has its […]

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what is intra-community supply of goods?
What is an Intra-Community Supply of Goods (ICS)?

The term “Intra-Community Supply of Goods” is frequently encountered when seeking information about the sale of services or goods that are shipped, for example, from the territory of Poland to […]

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vat oss registration in germany - step by step
VAT OSS registration in Germany – Step by step

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a crucial source of revenue for the treasury in every European Union country, leading the EU authorities to introduce a tool in 2021 that facilitates […]

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how to start selling on cdiscount?
Cdiscount — the largest French e-commerce platform. What do you need to know?

The French e-commerce market is one of the most significant in Europe and continues to grow. In the world of online commerce, Cdiscount stands as a leading European platform, offering […]

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Lower vat rates for dietary supplements as part of VAT OSS
Lower VAT rates for dietary supplements as part of VAT OSS in selected EU countries

Amid increasing concern for food safety and nutrition, dietary supplements are becoming increasingly popular. Specialty stores have emerged, offering dietary foods designed under medical or nutritionist supervision. As a consequence, […]

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lower vat rates for pet food as part of VAT OSS
Lower VAT rates for pet food under VAT OSS in selected EU countries

Selling products categorised as pet food in Poland allows you to enjoy lower VAT rates on your sales. You might be curious about the possibility of applying similar preferential VAT […]

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lower VAT rates for coffee as part of vat oss
Lower VAT rates for coffee under VAT OSS in selected EU countries

Do you sell coffee to customers in other EU countries? While Poland has maintained a 23% VAT on coffee for several years, did you know that certain products containing coffee […]

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BDO Registry and waste record in the Polish e-commerce industry
BDO Registry and waste records in the Polish e-commerce industry

In recent years, there has been a clear increase in environmental awareness, accompanied by changes in regulations and the creation of new tools related to this. In Poland, an example […]

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how to sell on ebay?
How to sell on eBay?

In recent years, there has been a consistent uptrend in sales on marketplace platforms. Understandably, many businesses have made the strategic decision to initiate sales on these platforms to expand […]

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how to sell on kaufland
Looking for how to sell on Kaufland? Find out what you need!

The Kaufland platform, which is part of the Schwarz Group (the same company that owns the Lidl chain of stores), ranks among Germany’s largest and most prominent marketplaces. As stated […]

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VAT Registration in Slovenia
VAT Registration in Slovenia

Slovenia, like other European Union member states, has its own regulations defining VAT (Value Added Tax), which is one of the pillars of the country’s economy. In this country, the […]

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dropshipping vs. vat - navigating vat settlement in the world of dropshipping
Dropshipping vs. VAT – Navigating VAT Settlement in the World of Dropshipping

Dropshipping has emerged as a popular business model, enabling entrepreneurs to sell products without the need for physical warehousing. This approach empowers online stores to offer a diverse range of […]

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VAT Registration in Romania
VAT Registration in Romania

Expansions, especially when operating in the e-commerce branch, are a great way to improve sales. However, they are often linked with various obstacles entrepreneurs have to overcome in order to […]

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optymalizacja procesu zagranicznych zwrotów w cross-border e-commerce - co można poprawić?
Optimization of the foreign returns process in cross-border e-commerce – What can be improved?

Being an entrepreneur, it’s important to accept and understand that returns are an integral part of running a business, especially in e-commerce. However, let’s look at it this way — […]

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vat registration in Croatia
A guide to VAT registration in Croatia

VAT, or value added tax, stands as a fundamental element within the economic framework of all European Union nations. Just like in each member state, Croatia also has formalities for […]

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VAT Registration in Slovakia
VAT registration Slovakia

VAT, or value added tax, plays a crucial role in the operations of all Member States, and Slovakia, as a member of the European Union, is no exception. However, to […]

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vat registration in sweden
VAT registration in Sweden

VAT, also known as Value Added Tax, is referred to as “Mervärdesskatt” in Sweden. Similar to other European Union countries, it is an integral part of the economic system, and […]

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VAT Registration in Belgium
VAT registration in Belgium

Numerous businesses contemplating expansion often contemplate Belgium as a prospective location, often due to its advanced level of development. Nevertheless, venturing into a new market necessitates acquainting yourself with the […]

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how to prepare for q4 e-commerce sales?
How to prepare for Q4 e-commerce sales?

For quite some time, it’s been widely recognised that the 4th quarter brings about a shopping frenzy, associated with numerous holidays, including those from abroad that have either already made […]

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vat registration in Ireland
VAT registration in Ireland

VAT (Value Added Tax) plays a crucial role in the tax systems of European Union member countries, serving as a significant source of government revenue. However, its mechanisms and tax […]

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vat registration in the netherlands
VAT registration in the Netherlands

VAT-related matters are integral components of the economic frameworks in EU nations. The Kingdom of the Netherlands is no exception, where VAT (value added tax) is referred to as BTW, and […]

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What is Amazon Brand Registry?
What is the Amazon Brand Registry?

The e-commerce sector is in a constant state of expansion, and correspondingly, the market is also seeing consistent growth. As a result, consumers are presented with an ever-increasing variety of […]

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What is VAT IOSS? Everything you need to know about Import One Stop Shop
What is VAT IOSS? Everything you need to know about Import One Stop Shop

The e-commerce sector is in a constant state of growth, with people in EU countries increasingly purchasing products from China or the United States. However, the settlement of VAT for […]

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vat Latvia 2024
VAT Latvia 2024

In the context of cross-border trade involving goods and services within EU member states, VAT is a critical factor that cannot be overlooked. These transactions require a careful examination of […]

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VAT Malta 2023
VAT Malta 2024

Malta, being an EU member state, adheres to VAT regulations established by EU directives. However, it’s essential to recognise that these regulations may differ from those in other countries. Variations […]

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VAT Registration in the Czech Republic
VAT registration in the Czech Republic

Value Added Tax (VAT tax) is a fundamental component of the taxation system within the European Union. Having a comprehensive grasp of the regulations, rates, and prerequisites specific to each […]

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vat registration in Italy
VAT registration Italy

Having a firm grasp of VAT rules and regulations in different countries is crucial for successful business ventures across international markets. In Italy, just like other EU countries, specific VAT […]

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VAT registration in Spain
VAT registration in Spain

VAT in Spain, much like in any other European Union country, is an inevitable aspect for anyone conducting business within the nation or selling goods and services to Spanish consumers. […]

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vat registration in the uk
VAT Registration in the UK

The UK attracts numerous job seekers and foreign companies seeking fresh markets to promote their goods and services. Nonetheless, it is crucial to acknowledge that in the latter situation, VAT […]

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vat lithuania 2024
VAT Lithuania 2024

Taxes are an integral part of the economic systems in every country worldwide, including European Union Member States such as Lithuania. One of the most widely recognised and possibly the […]

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vat registration in France
VAT registration in France

Having a comprehensive grasp of foreign tax procedures is essential for individuals engaged in providing services and selling goods subjected to VAT in another member state. This becomes even more […]

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VAT Registration Germany
VAT registration in Germany

VAT registration in Germany holds significant importance for any company engaging in business within German market. Given Germany’s position as one of the largest economies in the European Union, entrepreneurs […]

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vat registration in Austria 2023
VAT registration in Austria

Equipping your business with the essential expertise of VAT, VAT returns, and VAT settlements is a fundamental requirement for effectively operating an international business. This need becomes especially pronounced when […]

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how do i obtain an eu vat number?
How do I obtain an EU VAT number?

VAT, or value-added tax, is an intricately layered topic. It exhibits variations on a national scale, with each country having its distinct set of regulations. Yet, we mustn’t overlook the […]

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What is SPP (the Split Payment Mechanism)?
What exactly is SPP (the split payment mechanism)?

In an era characterised by dynamic shifts in tax legislation aimed at combating fraudulent activities, novel systems are emerging that necessitate businesses to comprehend and effectively execute them. Among these […]

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VAT registration in Poland
VAT guide to VAT registration in Poland

How can you go about registering as a VAT payer in Poland? Although the process may appear complicated, it is an essential step for most entrepreneurs aiming to operate their […]

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what are incoterms 2020?
What are Incoterms 2020?

The world of mail order selling is a vast subject that encompasses a variety of disciplines, including sales, negotiation, information technology, and logistics. Within the domain of logistics, challenges related […]

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VAT Finland 2024
VAT Finland 2024

Taxes constitute a fundamental component of any country’s economic framework, and one essential element is Value Added Tax (VAT), referred to as Arvonlisävero in Finland. It is regulated by the […]

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vat tax cyprus 2024
VAT Tax in Cyprus 2024

The Value-Added Tax (VAT), known in Poland as the tax on goods and services, applies to every European Union country. Cyprus is no exception, which is considered a tax haven […]

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VAT Tax Estonia 2024
VAT Estonia 2024

Value Added Tax, commonly known as VAT, is an integral part of economic transactions worldwide. The regulations can often be complex and vary from country to country, yet, it’s undeniable […]

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VAT returns in Poland - everything you need to know
VAT returns in Poland – everything you need to know

VAT, commonly referred to as value added tax due to its English name, in Poland it is officially known as the tax on goods and services.  It should be noted […]

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what is cross-docking?
What is Cross-Docking?

Optimizing processes is a key element of running a business. It often depends on the industry’s specifics, but in logistics, transport, or e-commerce, it is particularly important because it affects […]

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VAT Denmark 2024
VAT Tax Denmark 2024

The VAT tax is known worldwide under various names. The most common one is the value-added tax. Others call it the consumption tax, and in Poland, it is known as […]

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vat tax greece 2024
VAT Greece 2024

Value Added Tax (VAT), the tax on the added value of goods and services, is an integral part of the tax systems in European countries. In Greece, it is one […]

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vat luxembourg 2024
VAT Luxembourg 2024

Value Added Tax (VAT) is an indirect tax on the added value of products and services. Similar to other European Union countries, it is also present in Luxembourg. Currently, until […]

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International warehousing - everything you need to know
International warehousing – everything you need to know

For many e-commerce companies, reaching a broader customer base often involves venturing into new markets as a crucial step in scaling operations. Entrepreneurs aim to streamline the expansion process, and […]

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What is an inventory transfer between warehouses?
What is an inventory transfer between warehouses?

Inventory transfer is a synonymous term for what is known as an MM (Material Movement) document or an inventory transfer between companies. These documents serve to maintain a record of […]

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How to check an Intra-Community VAT number?
How to check an Intra-Community VAT number?

Nowadays, many companies operate within the European Union, which requires them to have an intra-community VAT number. This number is essential for the correct VAT settlement in transactions between EU […]

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what is saf-t? (Standard Audit File for Tax)
What is SAF-T (Standard Audit File for Tax)?

SAF-T is a global standard used for documenting transactions related to the trade of goods and services. In Poland, an equivalent system known as JPK, (Jednolity Plik Kontrolny – Polish […]

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intrastat thresholds 2024
Intrastat thresholds 2024

Intrastat serves as the European statistical mechanism employed by the EU for collecting data related to the movement of goods within the Community. This system has been operational since 1993 […]

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The DAC7 Directive – what is it and how will it affect e-commerce and digital platform operators?
The DAC7 Directive – what is it and how will it affect e-commerce and digital platform operators?

Starting from May 1st, significant transformations are on the horizon for the Polish e-commerce landscape. The EU’s DAC Directive, which applies universally to all member states, is scheduled for implementation. […]

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vat Portugal 2024
VAT Portugal 2024

VAT, known as value added tax, is applicable to both goods and services. It is mandatory within the European Union member countries, with a minimum standardVAT rate established at 15%. […]

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Packaging registration in Germany - LUCID - and how to register for it?
Packaging registration in Germany – LUCID – and how to register for it?

Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword, it’s now a growing priority and necessity across multiple facets of life and commerce. Should you pursue international growth in Germany, you are […]

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VAT Hungary 2024
VAT Hungary 2024 – everything you need to know about VAT in Hungary

VAT, or the value-added tax applied to goods and services, plays a crucial role in the economies of many EU nations, including Hungary. Nevertheless, it’s noteworthy that Hungary maintains a […]

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omnichannel and multichannel in e-commerce
Omnichannel and multichannel in e-commerce – how do these two approaches differ?

Multichannel and omnichannel are terms frequently encountered in discussions about expanding e-commerce sales. The former denotes the act of selling or interacting through various channels, while the latter signifies seamless […]

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6 ways your company can benefit from employing a VAT Compliance specialist
6 ways your company can benefit from employing a VAT Compliance specialist

Numerous businesses expand beyond their domestic borders as they seek to sell goods and services internationally. As a crucial step in this expansion, they must navigate the complexities of registering […]

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European VAT. What are the VAT rates in the European Union for 2024?
European VAT. What are the VAT rates in the European Union for 2024?

VAT, which stands for Value Added Tax, falls under the category of indirect taxes and is incorporated into the price of goods and services, with the final consumer bearing the […]

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Analysing a new market prior to expansion
Analysing a new market prior to expansion

Venturing into international markets is a lucrative path for entrepreneurs seeking business expansion. This becomes especially pertinent when the local market has reached its peak, with limited possibilities for substantial […]

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VAT Belgium 2024
VAT Belgium 2024 – standard rate, reduced VAT rates, VAT registration

VAT is very common across Europe and it plays a crucial role in funding state budgets. Belgium, in particular, heavily relies on VAT as a primary revenue stream. This article […]

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VAT Bulgaria – rates, registration, Intrastat
VAT Bulgaria – rates, registration, Intrastat

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a fundamental taxation system applied in the European Union, and in Bulgaria, it is regulated by the Value Added Tax Act. In this article, we […]

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e-commerce payment systems in europe
E-commerce payment systems in Europe

Nowadays, an online payment system is a vital e-commerce component. Beyond simply transferring money to the online shop and seller’s account, each system offers diverse payment options, transaction processing speed, […]

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Amazon Seller Central vs Amazon Vendor Central - differences, advantages and disadvantages
Amazon Seller Central vs Amazon Vendor Central – differences, advantages and disadvantages

Amazon, being the leading e-commerce platform, accommodates millions of users globally, comprising both buyers and sellers. To cope with the growing requirements of the vendor community, Amazon presents them with […]

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Obstacles in foreign expansion – what to look out for before entering a new market?
Obstacles in foreign expansion – what to look out for before entering a new market?

In order to properly scale their business, numerous companies eventually consider expanding their operations, which often involves entering foreign markets. Successfully completing this expansion can lead to a larger customer […]

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what is a consignment warehouse?
What is a consignment warehouse?

A consignment warehouse, also known as consignment storage, is a specific type of storage facility where items are kept and sold based on a consignment arrangement. This arrangement involves an […]

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vat registration issues in the UK
VAT registration issues in the UK

VAT, also known as value-added tax, plays a crucial role in the operation of an e-commerce business, especially for those running their own online shops. Similar to other European Union […]

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VAT Slovenia 2024
VAT Slovenia 2024

In Slovenia, the value-added tax (VAT) is levied on goods and services at three different rates. Alongside the general rate of 22%, specific products and services are subject to reduced […]

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E-commerce fulfilment – what is it and who is this service for?
E-commerce fulfilment – what is it and who is this service for?

The e-commerce industry faces a significant challenge of managing logistics processes, which becomes more complex as a company expands and considers expanding overseas. To address this challenge, the e-commerce fulfilment […]

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vat Ireland 2024
VAT Ireland 2024

In Ireland, VAT, i.e. value-added tax on goods and services, is divided into the standard rate, three reduced rates and the zero rate. Currently, the standard VAT rate in Ireland […]

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marketplace platforms in europe
Marketplace platforms in Europe

The influence of major marketplace platforms in the global e-commerce landscape is constantly expanding, and this trend is equally evident in European markets. Irrespective of the specific country, it is […]

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EU mail order sales limits
EU mail order sales limits 2024

The e-commerce industry is in a constant state of development, a trend that has become especially noticeable in the past couple of years. As companies expand their product offerings and […]

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What is the Call-Off Stock service on Amazon?
What is the Call-Off Stock service on Amazon?

Call-off stock on Amazon has become increasingly favored among vendors as it offers a convenient solution for expanding sales into foreign markets. In this article, we will delve deeper into […]

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20 e-commerce tools that support your business development
20 e-commerce tools that support your business development

Running an e-commerce business requires a constant, comrehensive, hands-on approach. A steady growth depends on a wide range of factors – from online sales and SEO, to logistics and customer […]

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vat croatia 2024
VAT Croatia 2024

VAT (value-added tax), or value-added tax, was introduced in Croatia in 1998. In addition to the standard 25% rate, some products and services are subject to reduced rates of 13% […]

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What companies can assist in the development of e-commerce?
What companies can assist in the development of e-commerce?

The recent boom of the e-commerce industry means that we have an increasing number of specialised agencies popping up on the market, like mushroom after the rain, offering dedicated services […]

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vat in the netherlands 2024
What VAT rates apply in the Netherlands?

VAT (value-added tax), the tax on goods and services, was introduced in the Netherlands in 1969 and was set at 12%. Currently, the standard VAT rate in the Netherlands stands […]

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E-commerce platforms in 2023
E-commerce platforms in 2023

Choosing the right e-commerce platform for an online shop seems to become increasingly more challenging with each passing year. Competing solutions are racing to outdo each other on many levels, […]

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VAT Slovakia 2024
VAT Slovakia 2024

VAT (value-added tax) on the sale of goods and services was introduced in Slovakia in 1993. As of today, the standard VAT rate in Slovakia is 20%, with certain products […]

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vat romania 2024
VAT Romania 2024

In Romania, VAT (value-added tax), a tax on goods and services, was introduced in 1993. In addition to the 19% rate, certain products and services are subject to reduced rates […]

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Amazon FBA costs – is this model worth it for me?
Amazon FBA costs – is this model worth it for me?

One of the key things that sets Amazon apart from competing marketplaces is its FBA, i.e. Fulfillment by Amazon, sales model. It relies on vendors shipping their inventory to Amazon’s […]

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VAT Czech Republic 2024
VAT Czech Republic 2024

The VAT tax in the Czech Republic (value-added tax) on goods and services comes in four variants. Besides the basic rate of 21%, there are two reduced rates of 15% […]

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Marketplace platforms – why are they worth taking a closer look at?
Marketplace platforms – why are they worth taking a closer look at?

Marketplace platforms continue to grow in popularity and increasingly retailers admit that it is these channels that are receiving the most attention. The question is whether it is a good […]

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What exactly is the Seller Fulfilled Prime model offered by Amazon?
What exactly is the Seller Fulfilled Prime model offered by Amazon?

One of the criteria that is fundamental to succeed on Amazon is a speedy and reliable shipping process as well as possible product returns. To achieve this, most sellers take […]

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Is selling on Amazon worth it?
Is selling on Amazon worth it?

In the last few years, the world’s largest marketplace has triggered an e-commerce gold rush. Year after year, Amazon has been opening up platforms in more markets, and sellers from […]

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Social proof in foreign markets, in other words, how to build trust?
Social proof in foreign markets, in other words, how to build trust?

Strategies for foreign market penetration or conquest vary from exporting, to opening subsidiaries, to corporate mergers. Expansion is often accompanied by financial, legal and… social matters. That’s why, no matter […]

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Amazon's list of prohibited products
Amazon’s list of prohibited products

Amazon is known for its very strict seller policies. Learn about Amazon’s full list of restricted products before Amazon blocks your account. Below you will find a complete list of […]

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Amazon's list of prohibited products
Amazon’s list of prohibited products

Amazon is known for its very strict seller policies. Learn about Amazon’s full list of restricted products before Amazon blocks your account. Below you will find a complete list of […]

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What can be sold on Amazon?
What can be sold on Amazon?

Due to a number of factors, mainly the pandemic, in the recent years the growth of the e-commerce industry has accelerated very rapidly. Due to the need to survive and […]

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Cross-border ecommerce logistics: a comprehensive guide
Cross-border ecommerce logistics: a comprehensive guide

International online sales are a sign of the times. Not only big brands and well-known sales platforms such as Shopee, Aliexpress, or Amazon but also owners of smaller companies are […]

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VAT – Settlement deadlines in Poland and Europe
VAT – Settlement deadlines in Poland and Europe

Expanding e-commerce operations into more countries brings a number of challenges. Many of these, such as translating offers or the dispatch process, can be duplicated for any subsequent market without […]

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What is an ASIN number?
What is an ASIN number?

ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) is an internal number automatically assigned by Amazon when listing products. It can be found in the product URL and in the additional information on […]

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Who is allowed to sell on Amazon?
Who is allowed to sell on Amazon?

The huge number of product categories and Amazon’s exponential growth into more markets shows just how much opportunity the platform offers sellers in a number of industries. Artisanal food producers […]

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How to increase sales on marketplace platforms?
How to increase sales on marketplace platforms?

In an era of tremendous competitiveness in the e-commerce industry, diversifying sales is one of the basic steps not only to grow a company, but also to increase its profits. That's why it makes sense to tap the potential of marketplace platforms, which are currently the most dynamic branch of e-commerce. Learn how to optimize your sales strategy on marketplaces and take your business to a new, higher level.

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Development of Romanian e-commerce as an opportunity for Polish entrepreneurs
Development of Romanian e-commerce as an opportunity for Polish entrepreneurs

Polish entrepreneurs running online shops are becoming increasingly keen to open up sales abroad, not only to the neighbouring countries, but also to markets further afield.  

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When does a Polish company need to acquire a German tax identification number?
When does a Polish company need to acquire a German tax identification number?

What is the term used for the VAT number in the German language? How do you identify the TIN for a German company, and where can you access this information? […]

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Rules for distance selling to the UK
Rules for distance selling to the UK

Post Brexit, businesses appear less keen to undertake mail order sales from Poland to UK customers. This is due to the uncertainty related to the new legal formalities.

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How much is Amazon’s commission and what other costs do sellers incur?
How much is Amazon’s commission and what other costs do sellers incur?

By joining Amazon, you gain access to the international marketplace, and thus the opportunity to earn a lot of money. The platform often goes out of its way to meet […]

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how to verify an eori number by tin?
How to verify an EORI number by TIN?

When planning to buy or sell goods to non-EU countries, you must remember about the necessary formalities. One of them is to obtain an EORI number, which is necessary for […]

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Excess inventory – competitive advantage or margin killer?
Excess inventory – competitive advantage or margin killer?

If you are running an e-commerce business, you are certainly well aware that keeping inventory levels at an appropriate, safe level tends to be a demanding job. Neither the situation, […]

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What are the reasons behind product unavailability on e-commerce stores?
What are the reasons behind product unavailability on e-commerce stores?

The summer season is approaching and it’s time to buy new sports equipment. You are about to place an order on Amazon for some new clothes and accessories. It’s not […]

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how to sell on zalando?
How to sell on Zalando?

Perhaps not everyone is aware, but the Zalando platform also has an partner program — Connected Retail, which allows you to sell products via this platform. How do I start […]

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What do you need in order to start selling on Amazon in Germany?
What do you need in order to start selling on Amazon in Germany?

How to prepare for online sales in Germany? Here you will find complete information on Amazon’s sales models and tax issues.

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What is DDMRP?
What is DDMRP and how does it enable companies to better prepare for dynamic market conditions?

Based on the sales results, we estimated that the demand for our product should increase by about 15% compared to the previous year. Therefore, we plan production and order the […]

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Cross-border e-commerce. What can be done to successfully go abroad with an online store?
Cross-border e-commerce. What can be done to successfully go abroad with an online store?

Despite the globalization of the modern world also in the area of trade, still, each local e-commerce market has its own characteristics. What can be done to successfully conquer the […]

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When is VAT registration in a foreign country required for online sales?
When is VAT registration in a foreign country required for online sales?

Do you want to sell abroad and are considering tax issues, especially when VAT registration is required in another EU country? We’re here to answer your questions! A local VAT […]

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Who is affected by VAT OSS?
Who is affected by VAT-OSS?

Are you an online seller? Do you sell via platforms such as Amazon, eBay? In this article, you will find out who is affected by VAT OSS.

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Data in E-commerce. Challenge or opportunity?
Data in E-commerce. Challenge or opportunity?

How to aggregate data in omnichannel selling? Why understanding and analyzing of data in e-commerce is so important? Must read it.

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VAT Services on Amazon: difference to Taxology
VAT Services on Amazon: difference to Taxology

How do you start selling on Amazon in compliance with EU VAT rules? Are Amazon’s VAT services the only solution? What is the cost? This article will provide information about […]

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All you need to know about Amazon FC Processing and FC Transfer
All you need to know about Amazon FC Processing and FC Transfer

Do you sell on the Amazon FBA model? You must know what is FC Processing and FC Transfer on the Amazon platform. Foremost, check if accountants report inventory moves to […]

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How to charge VAT on the Intra-Community distance sales of goods in other EU countries?
How to charge VAT on the Intra-Community distance sales of goods in other EU countries

Intra-Community distance sales of goods are simply mail-order sales of goods to private customers from European Union countries.

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Amazon accounting vs VAT Compliance services
Amazon accounting vs VAT compliance services

Do you sell internationally via Amazon or eBay? Are you sick and tired of the constant changes in the tax regulations? Do you want to make sure you are settling […]

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what is vat oss?
What is VAT-OSS? Changes to VAT settlements in the EU for online retailers – Amazon, eBay, online shops

The VAT-OSS (Value Added Tax – One-Stop-Shop) procedure, in force from the 1st of July 2021, facilitates the distance selling of goods between EU countries. Will this really remove the […]

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How to apply VAT to goods sold to a UK customer?
How to apply VAT to goods sold to a UK customer?

BREXIT has raised many doubts about the settlement of VAT for sales to UK counterparts. Depending on the value of the transaction, the channel of sale, and the status of […]

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VAT-OSS – rules and impact on VAT settlements for Amazon sales
VAT-OSS – rules and impact on VAT settlements for Amazon sales

The VAT-OSS procedure is due to come into force as early as 1 July 2020, hopefully facilitating distance sales of goods between EU countries. Will it really make it possible […]

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What is a SKU? The role of SKU codes in commerce
What is a SKU – the role of SKU codes in commerce

If you sell products online, you must have some sort of way to track them. If our product has a range of colour or size variants, or is sold in […]

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There’s an agreement between Britain and the European Union
There’s an agreement between Britain and the European Union

January 1, 2021. Britain has left the EU’s single market and customs union and all EU policies. As a result, it lost all the rights and benefits it had as […]

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Distance selling thresholds in EU in 2021
Distance selling thresholds in EU in 2021

In recent years, e-commerce sales have been growing very dynamically, which can be seen in the example of the Amazon platform. If selling online, there are also tax issues related […]

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VAT after Brexit
VAT after Brexit

What does Brexit mean for online sellers? Which VAT obligations must be met? How should you settle VAT after Brexit? Below you will find a short summary of the most […]

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How to sell your products all over Europe on Amazon - Pan-European FBA
How to sell your products all over Europe on Amazon, or Pan-European FBA

A natural choice for retailers who plan to grow their business and generate increased profits on the Amazon platform is the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service, which allows them to […]

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VAT Poland 2024
VAT Poland 2024

The Value Added Tax was introduced in Poland in 1993 but since then regulations were amended many times. Currently, VAT in Poland is a part of the European common system […]

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VAT Spain 2024
VAT Spain 2024

Value-added tax (PTU) is a value-added tax, which is a tax on the increase in the value of goods as a result of the production process or creation of services. […]

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VAT Sweden 2024
VAT Sweden 2024

In Sweden, VAT has been in force since 1960. There are four VAT rates in Sweden. The basic rate of Swedish Mervärdeskatt (moms) (VAT) is 25% and applies to most […]

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What is the EORI number and how to get it?
What is the EORI number and how to get it?

Are you going to import goods outside the European Union? Or maybe you have contractors from outside the EU who would like to buy your products? Before you start making […]

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VAT Italy 2024
VAT Italy 2024

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 […]

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what is Intrastat?
What is Intrastat?

Regular trade within the European Union does not differ a lot from normal national transactions because there are no customs duties or additional obligations. However, it may happen that if […]

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VAT Austria 2024
VAT Austria 2024

Value-added tax (PTU) is a value-added tax, which is a tax on the increase in the value of goods as a result of the production process or creation of services. […]

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VAT France 2024
VAT France 2024

VAT in France is called the taxe sur la valeur ajoutée – short for TVA and has been in force since 1954. There are 5 VAT rates in France. The […]

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vat Germany 2024
VAT Germany 2024

Value Added Tax (VAT) in the local language is “Mehrwertsteuer,” and the acronym VAT is translated as “MWSt.” Similar to other EU member states, in Germany VAT is regulated not […]

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VAT the United Kingdom 2023
VAT in the UK 2024

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 […]

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Where are the Amazon FBA warehouses in Europe?
Where are the Amazon FBA warehouses in Europe?

Amazon warehouses in Europe are located in 7 countries. This greatly facilitates the work of retailers who have used Amazon FBA instead of Amazon FBM. It also affects the speed […]

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VAT-OSS - Changes in VAT settlements in the EU in 2021
What is VAT-OSS? Changes in VAT settlements in the EU in 2021

What is the VAT-OSS (One-Stop-Shop) that will be introduced in 2021 in the EU? Who will be able to use the VAT-OSS billing system? How to prepare for VAT-OSS? VAT-OSS […]

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Brexit and online sales: Changes in the EFN and PAN-EU model in the UK and new VAT obligations
Brexit and online sales: Changes in the EFN and PAN-EU model in the UK and new VAT obligations

What changes for Amazon vendors does BREXIT, the exit of the UK from the European Union, bring about? How will sales in EFN and PAN-EU model look like after BREXIT? […]

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How to sell on Amazon?
How to sell on Amazon?

How to sell on Amazon? How to register, what account to choose, how to add products, what is listing, how to send products to customers to meet Amazon requirements? These […]

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Extra-EU export of goods on Amazon
Extra-EU export of goods on Amazon

The benefits of selling goods on the Amazon platform seem obvious, and the dynamic development of the company that decides to cooperate with this global giant is the most important […]

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VAT – what you should know when selling online
VAT – what you should know when selling online

VAT, VAT Registration, and VAT Settlements VAT tax, VAT registration, and VAT settlements pose significant challenges for online sellers operating within the European Union. Differences in VAT rates depending on […]

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Goods logistics on Amazon – where are the goods sent from?
Goods logistics on Amazon – where are the goods sent from?

The position of the international tycoon in Internet trade is both a privilege and a curse. On the one hand, you can enjoy huge profits, which allow Amazon to enter […]

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What are the ways of advertising on Amazon?
What are the ways of advertising on Amazon?

Sales of your products without advertising are possible, but everyone knows very well that it pays to use it. If you are considering advertising your products on Amazon, the first […]

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What is the FBA sales model on Amazon?
What is the FBA sales model on Amazon?

Are you wondering which sales model to choose on Amazon? In this article, you will learn everything about the FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) model.

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What is the FBM Amazon sales model?
What is the FBM Amazon sales model?

FBM Amazon (short for Fulfillment by Merchant) is a sales model in which the merchant is responsible for the entire sales process, including warehousing, packaging, shipping of goods, and handling […]

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Pan-European FBA?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Pan-European FBA?

Pan-European FBA is one of the options available to use the Fulfillment by Amazon. Apart from the fact that Amazon takes over the whole process of storing and shipping goods, […]

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When should I register for VAT on sales on Amazon?
When should I register for VAT on sales on Amazon?

When should I register for VAT in another country? Do I have to register for VAT abroad? I have exceeded my mail order limit and what now? Can I voluntarily […]

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Amazon.pl? Amazon in Poland in 2020
Amazon.pl? Amazon in Poland in 2020

Amazon will launch its service in Poland by the end of 2020, according to “Gazeta Wyborcza”. Amazon.pl can change a lot on the Polish e-commerce market. It is said that […]

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22F Certificate. New requirement for Amazon.de, eBay.de.
22F Certificate. New requirement for Amazon.de, eBay.de.

From October 1, 2019 a new tax obligation came into force for sellers on the Amazon.de and eBay.de sales platform, which obliges them to load the UstG 22F tax certificate […]

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Brexit and Amazon – What does the British exit from the European Union mean for retailers?
Brexit and Amazon – What does the British exit from the European Union mean for retailers?

On Friday, January 31st 2020 at 11:00 pm GMT Great Britain, after 47 years ceased to be a member of the European Union. From the outset, Brexit in the British […]

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How to start selling on Amazon?
How to start selling on Amazon?

Amazon is a sales platform that allows you to sell your products to customers from different countries, not only from Poland. Increasing the sales reach is the first and most […]

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What are the sales costs on Amazon?
What are the sales costs on Amazon?

Do I have to pay Amazon if I sell on Amazon? In this article, you will learn about what kinds of costs on Amazon are incurred by sellers.

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