Brexit: how to manage the VAT and customs risk

Brexit: how to manage the VAT and customs risk

Thousands of UK and EU businesses face new VAT, customs and tariff obligations after 31 December 2020, the end of the Brexit transition period.

Learn what the key changes are, how Avalara can help you reduce the tax bill and keep your goods flowing.

Thousands of UK and EU businesses face new VAT, customs and tariff obligations after 31 December 2020, the end of the Brexit transition period.

Learn what the key changes are, how Avalara can help you reduce the tax bill and keep your goods flowing.

Live update on Free Trade Deal negotiations

'Intensive' talks start, but unlikely to see draft deal until early November

State aid, agreement goverance, fishing rights and Northern Ireland remain the main stumbling blocks as talks go into 'negotiating tunnel' for two weeks. Most VAT and customs issues are concluded; tariffs and quotas are still being negotiated.

Essential VAT & customs tips

Spotlight webinar: 20 October 2020

Brexit: VAT & customs what you need to know right now

Half a million UK and EU businesses face huge changes to the rules on trading after the 31 December 2020, the end of the Brexit transition period, including a whole new wall of VAT and customs bureaucracy, and levies.

Discover the ten essential actions you need to do by the end of the year to avoid extra tax costs and keep cross-border sales. Register now to join the live webinar on 20 October 2020.

Spotlight guide

Brace for Brexit: A guide for ecommerce sellers

This guide covers the essential steps that businesses need to take before 31 December 2020 to keep their cross-border sales going, avoid extra tax costs and frustrated customers.

What’s inside:

  • A list of the new VAT and Customs requirements for ecommerce sellers post-Brexit
  • Your obligations and risks as an online seller
  • Practical actions you can take right now to continue selling when Brexit hits

Spotlight guide

Brexit Survival Guide - Sep 2020 update

The UK will leave the EU VAT Regime and Customs Union on 31 December 2020 following Brexit.

  • What happens if a trade deal doesn’t get done?
  • What help is being offered on new VAT and customs rules?
  • What are the new Northern Ireland arrangements?

This guide covers how companies can keep goods and services flowing, whilst avoiding tax costs and a poor customer experience.

Explore more Brexit-related business news and resources

We're constantly covering Brexit. Explore more news and discussion on VAT and customs change below. Or download our guides with details on UK and EU measures and reliefs - and watch on-demand webinars from experts in VAT, customs and freight.