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EU Trade after Brexit: 20 Real-life VAT Problems Solved

A Tips & Advice Special Report about...

In a nutshell

A stack of new VAT rules for imports and exports of goods and services between the UK and the EU have come into play. There is guidance, but it’s often difficult to apply in a practical context. In this Special Report we cut straight to the chase and look at how the rules work in real-world situations, rather than discussing the ins and outs of the legislation.

In detail

The writer, Neil Warren, is one of the UK’s leading VAT experts. He has pulled together 20 case studies based on real queries he’s been advising on in recent months. At least one of them is sure to cover your situation, including:

  • Selling goods to EU customers
    • A GB business sells goods located in one EU country to a business in another EU country
    • A GB retailer sells goods on her website to private customers in the EU
    • A GB business sells goods to a VAT-registered customer in Northern Ireland (NI) - which will then be sold to customers in both NI and the Republic of Ireland
  • Buying goods from EU suppliers
    • A GB business imports goods from both EU and non-EU suppliers - what are the VAT reporting considerations?
    • An EU parent company has set up a separate subsidiary company in the UK to deal with its GB imports - how will this work?
  • Selling services to EU customers
    • A UK business sells digital services to both business and private customers in the EU - what has changed since 1 January 2021?
    • A UK builder provides land-related services in the EU
    • Performance services carried out by a UK business in the UK and in the EU
  • Buying services from the EU
  • Miscellaneous queries
    • How and when can VAT incurred in an EU country be reclaimed?
    • The position for digital services for business-to-business and business-to-consumer supplies in the UK and EU.

By focusing on the application of the rules, this Special Report gets you to the heart of the issues so that you're able to apply the advice to your own circumstances.

We've created this Tips & Advice Special Report especially for... 

Everyone involved in running a business who wants to:

  • Correctly apply the rules for post-Brexit EU trade
  • Get practical insight in the new VAT rules based on real cases

Tax and VAT advisors, bookkeepers and accountants that want to:

  • Be fully up to speed with the stack of new VAT rules for trade between the UK and the EU

In this Tips & Advice Special Report you'll read about...

Introduction

Section 1. Selling goods to EU customers

Case study 1. A UK business sells goods located in one EU country to a business in another EU country

Case study 2. Goods are shipped from the UK to a Polish business, but the invoice is issued to a French company

Case study 3. A GB retailer sells goods on her website to private customers in the EU

Case study 4. A GB business sells goods to another GB business but arranges for them to be directly shipped to a business in an EU country

Case study 5. A business transfers stock to an EU business, which “calls off” the stock when it is required

Case study 6. A GB business sells goods to a VAT-registered customer in NI which will then sell them to customers in both NI and Ireland

Section 2. Importing goods from EU suppliers

Case study 7. A GB business imports goods from the EU: getting the import procedures right

Case study 8. A business imports goods from EU and non-EU suppliers. How does it complete its UK VAT return?

Case study 9. An EU parent company wants to set up a separate subsidiary company in the UK to deal with its GB imports

Case study 10. An EU business sells goods valued below £135 to private UK customers via its website and an online marketplace

Section 3. Selling services to EU customers

Case study 11. A UK business sells digital services to both business and private customers in the EU. What has changed since 1 January 2021?

Case study 12. A UK business provides professional services to B2B and B2C customers in several EU countries

Case study 13. Performance services carried out by a UK business for both UK and EU customers

Case study 14. A UK builder provides land-related services to business and private customers in Ireland and NI

Section 4. Buying services from the EU

Case study 15. A UK business is using an EU subcontractor to assist with a consultancy contract carried out for another business in a different EU country

Case study 16. An EU business rents an office in the UK. Can it reclaim VAT on the rent and other expenses?

Section 5. Miscellaneous queries

Case study 17. How and when can VAT incurred in an EU country by a GB business be reclaimed?

Case study 18. What is the position on digital services for B2B and B2C supplies in NI and Ireland?

Case study 19. Goods are purchased from the EU and shipped directly to Ireland without entering GB. Some are sold onward into NI

Case study 20. A GB business is to start trading with EU customers in goods and services and is looking for a checklist of crucial things to consider

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