Taxes and Accounting

Value Added Tax

VAT is an indirect tax that is imposed on any product sold or service provided. VAT is calculated based on the difference between the cost of the product and its price for a buyer.

Here are some things you should know if you sell products on eBay.


Important Update about UK VAT

New VAT law, entering into force on July 1, 2021: payment rules and options for sellers with and without a business account registered on ebay.co.uk.


Changes to VAT import regulations for the EU in 2021

Significant changes to how Value Added Tax (VAT) is collected on cross-border e-commerce in the EU came into effect from 1 July 2021. Now eBay collects and remits to tax authorities the VAT on goods which are fulfilled within the EU by non-resident sellers, as well as on imported goods up to a consignment value of €150.