Tag: Tax

HMRC unleash ‘Connect’ computer to target tax evaders


HMRC’s powerful new “Connect” system is about to be unleashed on the general public zeroing in on anyone who may have failed to declare income they should be paying tax on. With the deadline of the 31st January rapidly approaching, HMRC probably already know if you’ve been selling on eBay, renting your room out with […]

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How to keep your accounts up to date for HMRC, webinar: 10/1/17

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Enterprise Nation is increasingly holding bitesize little webinars for SMEs as part of their ‘Online Masterclass’ series and next week they’re looking at record keeping with regards to tax. What details you need to record and where can you find help and advice? Such matters become more complex when you consider payroll and VAT. To […]

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Small Business Taxation targeted in Budget Autumn Statement

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There’s already been plenty written in the daily newspapers about the Chancellors Autumn Statement and how it’ll affect families and individuals, but hidden away in the small print are some measures which will impact small businesses. The Chancellor is following on from his predecessor and aims to tighten the screws on small businesses. This may […]

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eBay announcement about VAT compliance for overseas sellers

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eBay have made an announcement regarding UK VAT compliance by overseas sellers. It would seem that eBay is busy behind the scenes trying to ensure sellers are paying their appropriate taxes. In the Budget earlier earlier this years HMRC was granted new powers that means it could hold the marketplaces jointly liable if a sellers […]

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Amazon Global Store launches for cross border tax paid shopping


Amazon have launched Amazon Global Store to enable sales to consumers from Amazon sites around the world. In a similar manner to eBay’s Global Shipping Program, consumers can find and buy products from Amazon in the US on Amazon UK. Delivery takes place in as little as two days with goods customs cleared on your […]

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Do UK sellers need to pay US tax on FBA stored in the USA

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A Tamebay reader emailed in a question asking “I was recently at an Amazon masterclass and the subject came up of paying US tax on FBA on Amazon.com. Do UK sellers need to pay US tax on Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) stock stored in the USA?” Dan and I are no tax experts so we […]

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eBay’s UK tax bill is under scrutiny

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According to accounts published on Friday, eBay in the UK has paid a weeny percentage in UK tax when compared to the revenues generated in the last tax year. eBay (UK) Ltd is reported to have paid £1.1m in tax in the UK on revenues of £1.1bn. (Cleverer people than me can calculate what that […]

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Amazon could be next tax target for European Commission

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You will doubtless have already heard about the case the European Commission has laid against Apple. It has ruled that Ireland must recover up to €13 billion from Apple after finding the US tech company had been granted selective tax treatment in the republic. It’s a legal nightmare that Apple will fight and that the […]

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VAT & International Shipping Options, webinar: 19/9/16


Volo and Meridian Global Services will be hosting a webinar on the topic of international VAT compliance/ It’s billed as “Going Global with Volo & Meridian Global Services – VAT & International Shipping Options (Amazon FBA & eBay GSP)” To find out more and register, check out this page. As they say of the event: […]

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