How to Prepare for the 2021 E-Commerce VAT Changes

May 05, 2020

About this Webcast

Next year, the EU VAT rules for e-commerce transactions will change significantly. The E-Commerce VAT Package will have an impact on a wide variety of stakeholders (online marketplaces, e-retailers, customs agents, postal operators, courier companies, and payment service providers) involved in remote sales of goods to EU private individuals. Some of the key changes include:

  • Elimination of the exemption for the importation of low-value goods
  • New regime for VAT remittance for goods below EUR 150
  • VAT liability for online platforms
  • Removal of the current distance selling regime and thresholds

Join our webcast to learn how the new VAT e-commerce rules will impact your business and how to best prepare for the future.

Learning Objectives

  • The impact of the E-Commerce VAT Package on EU and non-EU e-commerce sellers using different business models (direct shipment, dropshipping, fulfilment centers)
  • New VAT obligations of online marketplaces
  • New reporting obligations for payment service providers

Time: 14:30 GMT
Speaker: Aleksandra Bal, Sr. Product Manager, Vertex Global Tax


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