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VAT rules for online retailers simplified

Ecommerce in Europe

The finance ministers of the European Union have agreed on simplified tax rules for online retailers. So, instead of registering for VAT in each EU country, online retailers in the future will be able to file a single tax return for the entire European Union. This should reduce costs for ecommerce companies and increase the tax revenues of EU countries. Continue reading

The fastest-growing ecommerce markets in Europe

Ecommerce in Europe

The Netherlands and Italy will be the fastest-growing ecommerce markets in Europe during the next five years. In both countries, the online retail industry will increase by 14 percent every year until 2021. Turkey is another fast-growing ecommerce industry in Europe, with a projected compound annual growth rate of 13 percent. Continue reading

November: ecommerce events in Europe

November: ecommerce events in Europe

November is the second-to-last month of the year, so maybe you are really ready for the holiday season. But first, why don’t you attend some interesting ecommerce events in Europe? In case you want to, we’ve made a handy overview for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe. Continue reading