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Government announces SME Brexit Support Fund

The Government has announced a £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund to support SME businesses adjust to new customs, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the EU. The SME Brexit Support Fund is open to SMEs who only trade with the EU and are therefore new to...

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Supplying services to businesses in the EU

In this Brexit article, we look at the rules which will apply to the VAT treatment of services being supplied to businesses in the EU (B2B supplies). The good news is that the rules for services will largely stay the same after 1st January 2021 (unless some changes...

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Supplying services to consumers in the EU

In the lastest of our Brexit series, we look at the position regarding the supply of services to EU consumers. Telecoms, broadcasting & electronic services (TBE) Since 2015 there has been a system called ‘VAT MOSS’ which has enabled UK businesses to declare and...

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Selling goods to consumers in the EU and visitors to the UK

Continuing our Brexit series, we now turn to subjects relevant to businesses selling goods to consumers belonging in the EU and retailers selling to visitors to the UK. You may be aware that, currently businesses selling and delivering goods to EU consumers may have...

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Selling goods to businesses in the EU

In this latest Newsletter of our Brexit series, we turn to the subject of selling goods to businesses in the EU. From 1st January 2021, all businesses that are exporting goods to businesses in the EU are required to make Customs declarations via the National Export...

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Trading in goods with the EU – import VAT & duties

We return to the subject of trading in goods with the EU. This time we outline the arrangements for paying import VAT and duties. You can read Part One here. As a UK VAT registered business, you will be able to account for import VAT on your VAT returns for both goods...

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Trading in goods with the EU

We will be issuing a series of articles as we approach 1st of January 2021 when the transitional arrangements for the UK leaving the EU end. There are a number of challenges you face as a business owner in the coming months and many of you are no doubt watching the...

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