Webinar: E-commerce in the EU - how to handle VAT

How to correctly manage VAT when selling products online in the EU

Swiss companies selling products online in the European Union are subject to special Value Added Tax (VAT) rules. This webinar explains those rules using specific examples and answers the most common VAT questions related to e-commerce in the EU. Learn best practices and receive tax advice from a Swiss VAT expert

This interactive webinar explains the VAT challenges facing Swiss e-commerce companies who sell physical products in the EU. Participants will gain a clear overview of the rules and requirements that affect Swiss suppliers who operate web shops or sell via online marketplaces like Amazon. A VAT expert will clarify key concepts such as dropshipping and the one-stop-shop (OSS) system and explain how they apply to Swiss companies.

Leverage VAT case studies to benefit your own business
The internet is full of resources about e-commerce and taxation in the EU, however it can be difficult to find information that specifically applies to Swiss companies. This webinar fills that knowledge gap by providing practical, real-life examples that demonstrate how Swiss online sellers can correctly manage their VAT reporting and payments. The case studies are also used to highlight common mistakes and best practices.

After this webinar, participants will know when it is necessary to register for VAT in a particular country, which Incoterm to use (DDP or DAP) and the different regulations that apply to web shops and marketplace sellers. The information provided will benefit Swiss e-commerce companies interested in entering the European Union, as well as online sellers already active in those markets.



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Organizer Switzerland Global Enterprise
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Online, (CET/MEZ)

Cost of participating Free of charge

You'll receive your login one day before the webinar starts at 2 p.m. by email.



Welcome and introduction to the topic

Philip Morger, Consultant Internationalization Starters, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Common mistakes and best practices

Bernd Burgmaier, Partner, SwissVAT


Summary and closing words

Philip Morger, Consultant Internationalization Starters, Switzerland Global Enterprise


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