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5 Tips for an Effective Pricing Strategy

By Peter / In Marketplaces / 7 Min read

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a visceral impact on global prices. It has affected customers’ demand, global trade, supply linkages, and investments.  The World Bank predicts that there will be a 5.2% contraction in the global economy in 2021. Hence, it is time to start reevaluating your current pricing strategies and ensure they can adapt …

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New EU rules for e-commerce merchants in 2021

By Peter / In EU VAT Reform / 5 Min read

Four main changes will come into force in July 2021:   The first one concerns the new OSS system – where a merchant can do VAT reporting obligations to all EU countries via One Stop Shop and use one VAT number to be able to sell in all EU countries. The second big shift is …

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New UK rules for marketplace sellers

By / In Brexit / 3 Min read

From 1 of January tax rules for Amazon sellers who are not established in the UK change. Online Marketplace will collect and remit VAT on your UK sales.   Do I need to be VAT registered? Probably yes. If you import goods to the UK and do customs clearance, you need a VAT number to …

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Guide for importing of goods to the UK from 2021

By / In Brexit / 4 Min read

As you already know, big changes await e-commerce businesses that plan to work in the UK. The first thing is the Customs. To be able to do a custom clearance at the UK border, you will require the following: VAT number You will need a VAT number in the UK if you plan to store …

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How will the changes of 2021 affect Marketplaces?

By / In Marketplaces / 4 Min read

There are two main stages of 2021 Online Marketplaces (OMP) changes: The first one –  1 st of January 2021 – is the end of the transition period and UK changes The second one – 1 of July 2021 is new EU rules for OMP Let’s explain the main concept. For tax purpose Marketplaces become …

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10 tips for e-commerce – get ready for Brexit

By / In Brexit / 4 Min read

As the transition period for Brexit ends 31st December 2020, all e-commerce traders will need to consider actions before they move goods. Here some tips for you to take into account: For companies located in the UK   For companies who use warehouse in the EU, for example, Amazon FBA or another warehouse: Get EU …

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The guideline for VAT compliance

By / In Uncategorised / 2 Min read

Since 2015 countries have applied to new rules for e-commerce and transborder trade, those who trade online are obligated to pay VAT in the country of the buyer. You might want to know if and how the new rules apply to you. Who is affected If any of the statements below are relevant to you. …

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5 tips for expanding your digital business to new market

By / In Uncategorised / 4 Min read

There are few things to consider before you expand the market overseas. Here are some tips for preparation and internal evaluation before the expansion: Market research First, know your existing competitors in the new market. A detailed competitive analysis could be conducted by various online tools. For example, all-in-one marketing tools like Serpstat and Semrush …

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6 critical mistakes in VAT calculation on cross-border sales

By / In Uncategorised / 6 Min read

62 countries around the world use the VAT destination principle for e-commerce companies. Such companies must pay VAT\GST\IVA in every country their customers are in. It is not only 62 different tax laws, but also VAT payment in local currency, language issue, so the complexity is high and therefore e-merchants face many odds. We want …

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Pricing strategy – consider the factor of VAT

By / In Uncategorised / 3 Min read

The difference in VAT rates between nations is one of the most significant things you should consider when you expand your business overseas. When you provide your goods or services to the domestic market, the VAT rate is fixed. On the other hand, when you provide your goods or services to buyers from other countries, …