Post-Brexit charges hit retailers as presses call for government support on VAT

Post-Brexit charges hit retailers as presses call for government support on VAT

UK retailers say they are being impacted by post-Brexit costs as indie publishers call for the government to assist on VAT charges that have halted EU deliveries.

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union and the end of the transition arrangement, new rules kicked in this month requiring businesses to register for VAT, which is now applicable on all sales at the rate charged in the customers' country. Sellers may choose to charge the rate and complete the required submission on the One Stop Shop — a government system that removes the requirement for a business to have multiple VAT&nb...

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