What you need to know about value added tax (VAT)
Value added tax is a consumer tax which is applied in proportion to the price at every stage of the production and distribution chain. Concerning VAT there is a lot to consider for Swiss exporters. Did you know that it is the firms own responsibility to ensure they are registered with the tax authorities? Are you familiar with the EU rebate system, to prevent being taxed twice?
Marketplace liability in Germany: What does it mean for Swiss online retailers?
Since the beginning of the year, Amazon, eBay and similar online marketplaces have been liable for unpaid sales tax in Germany.
More informative articles on the subject of taxes will follow in the coming months.