I am getting confused with requirements for what we need to do for our online selling business. My accountants dont know unfortunately, they are very small UK based without EU VAT knowledge.
We are a UK company (physically located, VAT registered etc) currently selling products on Amazon.
We want to sell to the consumers in France, Germany, Italy and maybe other EU countries. Our intention is to use Amazon fulfilment services for all the operation. Goods will be made and dispatched in bulk, from the UK, to Amazon warehouses in the EU.
We dont have a EU company or any location in the EU. We will just being using Amazon Warehouses for storage and Amazon Logistics services for delivery.
Taking France as the start point, am I correct in thinking my UK company has to register for French VAT and obtain a French EORI number?
Is this possible to do this without a physical location/operation in France/the EU?
I've seen companies like Avalara offering EU VAT compliance but I wasnt sure its that easy?
Any comments/help would be very much appreciated.