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colchestersid



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:34 pm 
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Apologies if this has already been covered

From 1 July, and in line with new legislation, eBay will collect VAT on all goods which are sold through eBay and shipped to buyers in the European Union (EU) with a consignment value up to EUR150.

Using the following example, do we know how this works (I am a private seller)?

I sell a programme, winning bid is £100, buyer is in Germany (the maths below is just about tax, I know eBay fees will further bite in to my proceeds)

- Does he pay £120, eBay takes £20, so I receive £100

- Or does he pay £100, eBay takes £20, so I receive £80

I'm not normally slow at this sort of thing but I genuinely can't work this out!
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se20blue



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:27 pm 
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As I mentioned in a previous thread AFAIK programmes do not attract VAT but not sure that will stop Ebay charging 20% extra on sales to Europe.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:58 pm 
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Tynie Topics



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:33 pm 
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Programmes are exempt, but I don't think ticket stubs are.
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CodeXIII



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:43 pm 
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ive bought 2 programmes from the EU recently on ebay, one quite expensive and 20% was added!
when i got through on the chat Ebay said they were following UK Govt. guidance, even though progs are exempt!!

shambles as the buyer in the EU or the UK is getting shafted
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:13 pm 
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Buying from the EU you should pay the VAT rate applicable in that country.
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