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Parliamentary question - E-008292/2015Parliamentary question

Single Digital Market Strategy — VAT on digital products

Question for written answer E-008292-15
to the Commission
Rule 130
Janice Atkinson (EFDD)

From 1 January 2015 UK businesses that sell digital content to other Member States and that had previously been exempt from paying VAT as they sold less than GBP 81 000 worth of goods per year were forced to register for VAT under new EU regulations.

What measures are contained within the Single Digital Market Strategy to protect small businesses from the financial burden of the new VAT rules?