Tax Implication for UK Amazon sellers


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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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