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Denmark removes e-commerce VAT exemption on postage

  • Jan 26, 2017 | Richard Asquith

Denmark removes e-commerce VAT exemption on postage

From the 1 January 2017, Denmark removed the VAT exemption on postage costs for domestic e-commerce deliveries.

The move has been critisied by the Confederation of Danish Industry as further disadvantaging domestic e-commerce companies versus their non-resident competitors.


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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.