Post-Brexit VAT rules: your questions answered


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Rob and Sylvia answer the most common VAT-related questions they’ve received since the UK left the European Union. You can read their recent article here. Have a question for the show? Email or click here to make an enquiry with our international tax team. Short on time? Skip ahead: 00:01 Intro 02:14 Key pain points for businesses since Brexit 06:33 As a non-established business, can I continue trading in the UK in 2021 as I did before? 08:50 As a non-established business, do I need a new VAT number for the UK? 10:13 As a UK business, can I still make refund applications for VAT incurred in the EU in 2020? 13:00 As an EU-based e-commerce business, do I need to do anything different in 2021, or can I continue selling to my customers in the UK as before? 15:03 As a UK business that is VAT registered in various EU member states, can I continue trading as before? 17:34 I’m a business established and registered in an EU member state, and I’m trading in the UK. I’ve incurred a substantial amount of UK VAT on invoices from suppliers. Can I still recover this VAT? 20:24 As a UK business selling digital services across a number of EU member states, can I continue using the MOSS scheme? 22:38 Key takeaways for businesses 24:00 Outro CREDITS Episode hosts: Rob Hutchinson and Sylvia Petkova Producer: Carlie Bonavia Theme music: Roulette Wheel by JAM Studio, purchased from Shutterstock Music Value Added Talk is a production of TMF Group.