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Brexit B2C regulations: Same rules to apply to UK B2C services to EU and non-EU customers
Brexit B2C regulations: Same rules to apply to UK B2C services to EU and non-EU customers

Brexit B2C regulations: Same rules to apply to UK B2C services to EU and non-EU customers

UK businesses are exempt from VAT in many types of B2C transactions with customers outside of the UK. VAT exemptions apply to several services provided to non-UK customers, including advertising, financial services and consulting.  However, the VAT exemption did not apply to B2C services provided to customers in EU countries, in line with European regulations. […]

Oman new VAT law: no minimum threshold for nonresident registration
Oman new VAT law: no minimum threshold for nonresident registration

Oman new VAT law: no minimum threshold for nonresident registration

Oman has previously announced the introduction of 5% VAT, aimed at driving economic growth in the Gulf state.  Oman’s VAT Law has now been published and will come into force on 16 April 2021. The law has important implications for non-resident businesses that wish to do business in Oman. No threshold for nonresident registration Nonresident […]

Beating the Black Friday Blues: Don’t let complex European VAT rules take the shine off your ecommerce success
Beating the Black Friday Blues: Don’t let complex European VAT rules take the shine off your ecommerce success

Beating the Black Friday Blues: Don’t let complex European VAT rules take the shine off your ecommerce success

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are boom times for ecommerce retailers. If you sell goods to customers online, Black Friday means three things: sales, sales, sales. But sales means VAT, and VAT means compliance. A Black Friday sales spike is great for business, but it could have serious and complex implications in terms of […]

The top 3 VAT issues businesses who sell goods/services cross-border (B2B) should consider
The top 3 VAT issues businesses who sell goods/services cross-border (B2B) should consider

The top 3 VAT issues businesses who sell goods/services cross-border (B2B) should consider

As a business trading globally, you are probably aware of the complexity of international VAT compliance. There are several reasons why you might have the need for VAT registrations in multiple jurisdictions. The compliance burden on your finance team can be taxing… but with so much change in the world, things could get a whole [...]
Northern Ireland seen as part of the UK for VAT. But Not.
Northern Ireland seen as part of the UK for VAT. But Not.

Northern Ireland seen as part of the UK for VAT. But Not.

There have been some interesting developments regarding Brexit’s VAT implications of late. One of those is the UK and EU’s different views on how Northern Ireland should be treated for VAT. This week, HMRC published its policy and guidance on how businesses should account for VAT on goods traded between Northern Ireland and Great Britain. […]

VAT on Admission to Events
VAT on Admission to Events

VAT on Admission to Events

Businesses supplying admission to events must be aware that this will often present a VAT registration obligation in the location of the event. There are special rules that govern the services that surround events, exhibitions and conferences in the EU. There are various streams of revenue associated with an event, including advertising, sponsorship and sales. [...]

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