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EU ecommerce VAT package – Special Arrangement import VAT

  • Jan 25, 2021 | Richard Asquith

The EU 27-member state will reform and simplify B2C cross-border VAT with its ecommerce VAT package on 1 July 2021. This will include a Special Arrangements scheme which enables sellers or deemed supplier marketplaces to opt out and pass the import VAT collection role to postal services.


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 is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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