MEPs call for reform of microbusiness VAT

MEPs call for reform of microbusiness VAT

European parliamentarians have called on the European Commission to propose reforms to the European Union’s (EU) VAT Mini One-Stop Shop (MOSS) system, claiming it is forcing small publishers out of the intra-EU export market. 

The new registration rules came into force on January 1st and insist that, for instance, a British e-book supplier selling into Poland must charge Polish VAT; Estonia, Estonian VAT; France, French VAT and so on.

In a debate on the issue at the parliament in Strasbourg, British Conservative MEP Dr Syed Kamall said: “Perhaps you sell e-books online…You know that you n...

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