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Nyhetsartikel5 december 2017Generaldirektoratet för skatter och tullar

Commission welcomes agreement on new rules for VAT on e-Commerce

The Commission welcomes today's agreement on a series of measures to improve how VAT works for online companies in the EU. The new system will make it easier for consumers and businesses, in particular start-ups and SMEs, to buy and sell goods cross-border online.

It will also help Member States to recoup the current estimated €5 billion of VAT lost on online sales every year.

The agreement was reached by the Economic and Finance Ministers of EU Member States during their meeting in Brussels, only a year after the Commission made its ambitious proposals.

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5 december 2017
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Generaldirektoratet för skatter och tullar