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WEBINAR: VAT: An Update On The EU’s Value Added Tax System


The purpose of this workshop is to better understand how the European Value Added Tax System (VAT) works, and the implications of Value Added Tax for U.S. companies when exporting goods or providing services into Europe. Detailed discussion topics will include:

What is VAT, and how does it apply to your business?
• How does it work? A general overview of the mechanics of a VAT system compared to the US sales tax regime
• Are you a VAT taxable person?
• What you need to know before you start selling

Compliance related topics
• How to Register
• Periodic vs. Annual VAT returns
• Claims in EU countries and how they might differ
• Compliance differences for goods vs. services

Exporting into the EU: differences from country to country
• How does it work? Examples of US companies selling in the EU
• Goods vs. Services

What US companies should know
• EU VAT Harmonization: an EU-wide overview
• European Union Directives on harmonization, and how they are implemented in certain places
• Local VAT laws and how they may affect your business

• Hans van Loenen, VAT Director, RSM Global
• Duncan Stocks, USA VAT Director, RSM Global

US Companies interested in expanding into Europe and US Companies selling their products into the EU

2017-06-22 12:00:00 2017-06-22 13:00:00 America/New_York WEBINAR: VAT: An Update On The EU’s Value Added Tax System European Union Delegation in the US: WEBINAR: VAT: An Update On The EU’s Value Added Tax System Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
June 22, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM