2021 UK & EU ecommerce VAT reforms: What you need to know

Start Date:
Tuesday 30th March 2021 - 11:00 am
End Date:
Tuesday 30th March 2021 - 12:00 pm

Learn how the new ecommerce VAT obligations for sellers and marketplaces in the UK & EU will impact your business in this 2021 UK & EU ecommerce VAT reforms webinar with VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara. The webinar will take place on Tuesday the 30th of March at 11am.

What’s happening?

On the 1st of January the UK’s HMRC’s new rules of VAT for ecommerce came into effect. The new UK ecommerce reforms puts new VAT calculation and collections obligations on UK and overseas sellers. It also makes online marketplaces responsible for the VAT on certain transactions by their sellers.

On the 1st of July 2021 the EU will also be introducing similar sweeping reforms to the VAT obligations of B2C ecommerce sellers and marketplaces.

RegisterJoin this webinar to learn how these changes will affect your business when:

  • Selling and shipping goods from outside the UK or EU to consumers
  • Listing your goods on major marketplaces in the UK or EU
  • Acting as a marketplace for sales to EU or UK buyers

This webinar will provide an overview of the major reforms, and how it will affect sellers and marketplaces’ VAT, customs and tariff obligations, both in the UK and EU.


Richard Asquith, VP Global Indirect Tax at AvalaraRichard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally.

Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY

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