For Traders

Amazon for Sellers: VAT Compliance Services

As requested by Amazon we have tailor made a specific proposal for Sellers which intend to sell their products in specific countries. The packaged tax compliance service includes (all or some of) the following services:

VAT Registration / De-Registration

This service includes all the formalities requested for the release of the local VAT registration number.

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VAT Settlement

According to the specific regulations (Monthly, Quarterly, Yearly) provided for in the relevant country.

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Intrastat Monitoring & Reporting Services

Setting up specific format and procedures to optimise the information and reporting flows.

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EC Sales Lists (ESL) Declaration

Another supplementary reporting requirement for companies selling across European Union borders is the EC Sales List (ESL). This provides details of sales or transfers of goods and services to other VAT registered companies in other EU countries. amavat Europe assist companies by preparing their ESL’s for the relevant tax authorities

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VAT Advisory

Due to long term experience and to dedicated teams on VAT and Customs matters, we are able to provide you with assistance on all issues might arise in the country involved (regarding, for example, consultancy on transactions’ flows, invoice requirements, audit support, etc.

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VAT Representation

Several countries in Europe require the appointment of a local representative to act for non-EU companies who have an obligation to register for VAT. A fiscal representative will be jointly liable for the VAT responsibilities of their foreign client. amavat Europe can act as your fiscal representative throughout Europe and Rest of the World from our one-stop-shop, with a single point of contact.

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Full language support in the relevant countries involved

Czech Republic, Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Netherlands and UK.

The above services are standardized and quoted at special fee rates for Amazon’s Sellers only. Please contact the relevant country for details of the standard proposal and customization according to your specific needs.

The member firms will be available for any additional service you may require. Find below further information on VAT and Customs Specialty and click on the links for further information on firms and services.

Prices

The prices for Online Sellers:
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VAT and Customs specialty

amavat Europe have developed specialised expertise in VAT, customs duties, excise duties, registration tax, taxes on allowances and other taxes, which can be combined with their well-established knowledge of individual sectors and cutting edge professional skills.

With have dedicated teams that examine these matters in detail and adopt an international approach by analysing both domestic laws and practice on such subjects and international principles: EU directives, EU regulations, Court of Justice rulings.

This method ensures that consultancy is of the highest quality and enables the member firms to offer solutions that optimise the planning and management of cash flow connected to the handling of goods and provision of services at national and international level and the correct management of the related compliance.

What does amavat Europe offer to Amazon Marketplace Sellers?

Managing the different filing obligations, languages and VAT laws in each EU member state is challenging for both the largest multi-national companies and small traders alike.

The member firms of amavat Europe have developed an offering tailored to the needs to Marketplace Sellers to simplify the Indirect Tax compliance burden, allowing you to focus on your core business.

We have established a subscription based service covering the following:

  • Dedicated personnel support available in 9 countries, in your language of course,
  • Alert service notifying you of important changes affecting your activities (e.g. changes in the applicable VAT rates),
  • Monitoring your sales and informing you when you have an obligation to register for VAT in a particular EU Member State,
  • Arranging the VAT registrations, as required,
  • Keeping you updated on your obligations (filings and payments required),
  • Calculating the VAT liability each period and the details for making the payments,
  • Preparing and submitting all VAT returns and associated listings,
  • Dealing with the tax authorities on your behalf,
  • Assisting you during tax audits.

Fiscal / VAT Representation: Non EU Companies only

If based outside of the EU, online sellers may be required to appoint a fiscal representative when registering for VAT in the EU – this representative is jointly and severally liable for the VAT due in this country.

UK Germany France Italy Spain* Poland Czech Republic
Not required Fees available on request Not required Fees available on request Fees available on request Not required Not required

*Spain requires non-EU companies to appoint a local representative; however they are not jointly and severally liable for the VAT due. This service is included in the VAT Return fees outlined above.

Additional Information: these fees are valid for online sellers only and are quoted in EURO.