Tax Implication for Germany Amazon sellers


VAT/GST is a % of sales value charged on goods or services provided to local customers.

Germany Tax Authority requires Amazon sellers to issue VAT invoices if they sell to Germany customers, file VAT returns to Germany Tax Authority, and pay VAT fees.

Amazon Germany will not take any responsibility to handle Germany Seller VAT tax implications, but Germany Amazon will send Germany Amazon Seller VAT data to Germany Tax Authority. If Germany Amazon Seller hasn’t followed Germany Tax Authority to register VAT account, file VAT returns to Germany Tax Authority, and pay VAT fees. Germany Tax Authority Compliance Department will open a case against Germany Amazon Seller.


What Tax Implication for Germany Amazon sellers staying inside EU countries?

If Germany Amazon sellers have sales value above 100,000EUR threshold per year, they have to register VAT account, file VAT returns to Germany Tax Authority, and pay VAT fees.

What Tax Implication for Germany Amazon sellers staying outside EU countries?

Germany Amazon sellers have to register VAT account, before they can sell to Germany customers.


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