July 2014 - Blog Posts

Jul 9 2014

How EU VAT changes affect UK eCommerce Websites

will 0 Comments Ecommerce, General
VOES

Back in 2008, an EU law changed affecting the calculation of Value Added Taxes (VAT) on broadcasting, telecommunications and e-services (collectively called ‘VAT on electronic services’ or VOES for short!).

These changes come into force on 1st January 2015 - the delay being due to resistance from EU member states (and I dare say lobbying from corporations) protecting their interests.

So, without getting too political, what is the main impact of the changes that EU member states (or corporations) would resist?

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