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.

How to keep goods moving and VAT minimised

Contact Avalara's Brexit team for FREE guidance on how to adapt your business model

From obtaining an EORI number to ensuring you avoid import VAT payments across the EU, check the essential steps you should take now to keep your shipments from getting held up in Customs and that you manage import VAT across Europe

Essential VAT & customs tips

Post-Brexit webinar event

Brexit: the morning after

What kind of Brexit deal did we get? Or not get? What does this mean for businesses doing business between the EU and UK in terms of regulations, customs and VAT?

Join our Brexit trio of Sam Lowe (Trade), Anna Jerzewska (Customs) and Richard Asquith (VAT) for a live autopsy on Brexit from the other side of 31 December 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.