VAT & E-commerce

At the moment, companies in the E-commerce sector (distance selling) are encountering various barriers such as high VAT compliance costs, complicated VAT returns and registration procedures, problems in dealing with foreign tax administrations and practical problems such as establishing the online prices and VAT rates.

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EU legislation on VAT & E-commerce

In order to resolve the above-mentioned problems, on 1 December 2016 the European Commission published various legislative proposals for the cross-border E-commerce sector. From 2018, these new VAT regulations could already have an impact on your VAT processes. Read the latest news and discover whether changes in threshold amounts, exemptions and in the application of the MOSS (Mini-One-Stop-Shop) system will affect your company.

VAT tips for cross-border E-commerce

Watch the video with our VAT tips here.

VAT return process within Europe

As an E-commerce entrepreneur with clients abroad, you will have to deal with European VAT obligations, such as VAT registrations and VAT return obligations. You can use local representatives to draw up and submit VAT reports. You can also opt for our E-commerce VAT Portal. This portal has been especially developed to completely automatize your VAT return process within Europe and to meet local VAT obligations.

Download the flyer here to learn more about our E-commerce VAT Portal.

Tax Mapp

In our unique app: the Tax Mapp, you will find both the latest worldwide tax news and complete current tax overviews per country. The Tax Mapp can be downloaded for free from the App store and the Google Play Store.

How can I help you?

Want to know what we can do for you? Just contact Baker Tilly , with no obligation, of course.

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Roderick Knipsael Director VAT & Customs T: +31 (0)6 52 75 99 70