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How does cross-border taxation impact luxury retailers?

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  • 14 August 2017 | Jason Moore

How does cross-border taxation impact luxury retailers?

The advent of eCommerce has made goods more accessible and, combined with cheaper, quicker shipping options, more luxury brands are shipping cross-border than ever before. Regardless of the product, the appeal of reaching international markets is a temptation most retailers can’t ignore. But in the rush to expand, many retailers often don’t understand the VAT, Sales Tax or excise compliance implications for each country they’re shipping to. In line with Woldpay’s “Luxury v Mid-Market” series, Jake Estes delves into what luxury and mid market retailers need to bear in mind when expanding internationally.

Find out more about Worldpay’s findings on Luxury Brands and Global Taxes.

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Avalara Author
Jason Moore
Avalara Author Jason Moore
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India.