25 October 2021

How to apply VAT to goods sold to a UK customer

Sales to the UK via your own online shop BREXIT has raised many doubts about the settlement of VAT for sales to UK counterparties. Depending on the value of the transaction, the channel of sale and the status of the receiver, the manner of settling VAT may differ. If you are selling through your own […]

19 October 2021

Data in E-commerce. Challenge or opportunity?

“Data is the new oil. Like oil, data is valuable, but if unrefined, it cannot really be used. It has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc. to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity. So, must data be broken down, analysed for it to have value.” – Clive Humby In terms of […]

12 May 2021

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 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?

26 February 2021

VAT – what you should know when selling online

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.

2 February 2021

What VAT applies in the UK?

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.

29 January 2021

What VAT applies in Sweden?

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 goods for which no reduced rates apply.

26 January 2021

What VAT applies in Germany?

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?

22 January 2021

What VAT applies in Spain?

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.

19 January 2021

What VAT applies in Italy?

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.

15 January 2021

What VAT applies in France?

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.

12 January 2021

What VAT applies in Austria?

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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