New EU VAT Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) rules

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There have been significant changes to the EU VAT rules for the sale of goods for businesses selling goods to consumers (B2C) located in the EU from 1 July 2021. The changes mean that EU VAT must be applied on all goods that are sold online in the EU regardless of price, including those through […]

Deadline for EU Settlement scheme

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EU workers already living in the UK before 31 December 2020 have been required to apply for the EU Settlement scheme. Settled or pre-settled status gives the holder the right to work in the UK as well

SME Brexit Support Fund Deadline

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SME Brexit Support Fund Deadline The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund to help small businesses with changes to trade rules with the EU was launched on 15 March 2021. Smaller businesses that are interested in applying for funding from the scheme should be aware that applications close on 30 June 2021 or earlier if […]

UK VAT claims by non-EU businesses

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The deadline for submitting a refund request for expenses incurred in the UK by non-EU businesses during the period 1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020 is 31 December 2020. However, HMRC has published a new Revenue and Customs Brief setting out actions HMRC is taking to support businesses with difficulties obtaining a certificate of […]

EU Exit – did you read this letter?

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The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma has written a letter to businesses in the professional services sector. The letter (available in English and Welsh) provides tailored advice on what key actions businesses must take after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020. The UK government confirmed earlier this year […]