Businesses should be making preparations for changes to EU VAT on business to consumer supplies of e-services, broadcasting and telecoms, according to Debra Dougal, VAT partner at Haslers.
Speaking at the UK200 annual conference in Edinburgh, Dougal echoed HMRC’s recent warning that those potentially affected by this “significant change” need to get ready now.
Businesses affected by the change might include those providing ‘downloadables’ including e-journals, e-books and other forms of electronic, downloadble communication to non-business customers in a different EU state from business. Business-to-business VAT charges remain unchanged.
The changes mean...