Online sellers are now forced to pay full tax for their activities thanks to the new laws
The HMRC got new powers starting from this week. Now they can penalize online marketplaces in case these platforms are used for tax frauds committed by sellers that are using these platforms. According to the new laws which were revealed by Philip Hammond in the Autumn Budget in 2017, the
The VAT clampdown started by HMRC focused on subcontracting
According to some sources, HMRC has gathered a team of about two dozen experienced investigators to determine why primes have been avoiding the 20% charge to their top sellers as expected. The same sources claim that the tax office will be focused on the last 6 years of the unpaid
eBay has started Revealing the VAT Tax Numbers of all UK Sellers
eBay is the largest online marketplace in the world. This is an American-based auction site which has special divisions in many countries including the United Kingdom. There are thousands of sellers (and buyers) from the United Kingdom that use this online platform on a daily basis. In addition, there are
An Introduction to UK VAT
Value Added Tax, or simply VAT as most people know it, is a type of tax present in many countries around the globe. Similar to other countries, UK VAT is imposed on the sales of different kinds of services and goods. This tax acts as both indirect and consumption tax
VAT Return UK – A Simple Guide
It turns out that VAT return in the UK is one of the issues that are a little bit confusing and too complex for modern businessmen. This is especially true in cases when they are not familiar with the basic regulations and rules. After all, this is one of the
VAT Registration Certificate: What is it and why is it important?
VAT registration is a trending topic in the UK these days. This is quite natural because more and more companies and sole traders are wondering whether they should become VAT registered. Of course, when the turnover exceeds 82.000 GBP there is no dilemma – you have to be VAT registered.
Is it a good idea to choose voluntary VAT registration?
In case you run a business and the total value of the taxable products, supplies, and services provided in the United Kingdom are over £85,000 for the past year (12 months) or in case you believe that you will pass this amount in the next month, then VAT registration is
Why Use a Company VAT Registration Provider?
Value Added Tax, or VAT, is a special tax used in many countries in the world including the United Kingdom. VAT is added to the vast majority of services and products offered in the UK. Only a small number of products like books and newspapers come without VAT. The others
What is the best VAT scheme for your business?
When registering your business for VAT, there are several options to consider. In some of the cases (if your business is categorized into a specific trade sector), opting for a specified VAT scheme can be mandatory. Otherwise, most of the VAT schemes are structured to be compatible with general businesses
Two online giants have allegedly involved in Tax Evasion
Recently, British legal authorities exposed that both Amazon.co.uk Inc. and eBay Inc., two renowned online giants have allegedly helped and encouraged a tax evasion by ignoring some rules and regulations. As per the sources, the system they carried out was a pretty simple one. In fact, when a sale happens