UK VAT return
UK VAT rates
In the United Kingdom you have 2 VAT rates:
- General or high VAT rate in the United Kingdom = 20%
- Reduced VAT rate in the United Kingdom = 5%
English E-commerce figures
- English population = 66.65 million
- 2020: 81.1% of the population in the UK buys online
Top 5 Ecommerce Retailers United Kingdom:
- Amazon.co.uk = €11.97 billion
- Tesco.com = €6.11 billion
- Argos.co.uk = €4.29 billion
- Sainsburys.co.uk = €2.91 billion
- Currys.co.uk = €2.7 billion
Brexit: what will change?
The United Kingdom (comprising England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) has left the EU (Brexit). Since 1 January, doing business with the UK has been different. Brexit can also have consequences for your company. On the Brexit desk you will find all practical matters that you need to take into account when doing business with the UK.
English VAT return term: per quarter
After applying for an English VAT number, you are obliged to file a periodic return for the British tax authorities.You do this monthly or quarterly via your own UK VAT Online Account.
What do I need to file an English VAT return?
If you have to file your English VAT return, you need an English VAT number. Don’t own this one yet? Then we are happy to help you with the application for your English VAT number.
How much does it cost to have my UK VAT return filed?
Running your international e-commerce business deserves your attention. To file your VAT return yourself, you need quite a bit of knowledge of the UK tax system and the necessary documentation. As a result, most entrepreneurs find their tax administration extremely time-consuming and complicated. Our Staxxers are ready to take care of your VAT return for you. They simply let you know when and how you can pay your local VAT. The rest is arranged by us.Do you sell via 1 platform (for example Amazon, Zalando, Shopify, Ebay or your own webshop)?
- Then your VAT return will be arranged for only € 69.95.
Do you sell through multiple platforms?
- Then we will arrange your VAT return for only € 119.95.
Need help with your UK VAT return or don’t feel like arranging it yourself?We are happy to help you!