Checklist for Business Senders
Check VAT Rates
Find out the VAT rate of the destination country in the EU.
Review Your Marketplace
Review your agreement with online marketplaces - make sure they will handle VAT for shipments worth less than £135/ €150. You can find eBay advice here, we will include advice from other marketplaces as they become available.
Apply for an EORI Number
Ensure you have an EORI number starting with ‘GB’ and/ or ‘XI’ where appropriate.
Enter the Correct Details on the Commercial Invoice
Make sure your Commercial Invoice is completed correctly and your goods are described accurately.
Find the Correct Tariff Codes
When classifying your goods using the Harmonised System (HS/ Tariff / Commodity), select the most descriptive HS code possible.