Tag Archives: e-Commerce

23 Jan

There are more than 800,000 online stores in Europe

e-Commerce News along with data company, Dataprovider, have conducted research to find out how many online stores are currently in Europe. According to the research, there is a 98% accuracy in the measurements. In total, there are more than 800,000 online stores in Europe. The most online stores are available in Germany (approx. 175,000), followed

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11 Jan

UK Tax News

Lawmakers in the UK reject proposed amendment to Brexit legislation A proposed amendment to Brexit legislation has been voted against by the lawmakers in the UK. This legislation would have replaced a clause seen as ‘ambiguous’ for a clear message that UK courts should temporarily follow rulings from the European Court of Justice after Brexit.

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EU VAT
09 Jan

EU Tax News

MEP’s back new anti-dumping rules The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have backed in support of new rules on dumping and subsidised goods from outside the European Union (EU). Dumping ensues when goods are sold into a foreign market at below the usual market rate in the exporter’s domestic market. Countries can retort by

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12 Dec

UK Tax News

The BCC calls for tax cuts Ahead of the British Chancellor’s Autumn Budget in November, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has urged the UK Government to take immediate action to rule out an expected 3.9% increase to business rates (commercial property tax). With 75,000 companies represented by the BCC, which employee early 6 million

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EU VAT
06 Dec

EU Finance Ministers reach agreement on a series of e-Commerce VAT reforms

At yesterday’s meeting of EU Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) they reached agreement on a series of e-Commerce VAT reforms. These proposals are aimed at simplifying the collection of VAT when consumers buy goods or services online. Additionally, they will help combat a projected €5 billion in ‘distance selling’ VAT fraud. These improvements contain: 2019 Simplifications for

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