E-Commerce and Impact of Import VAT Deductions: What is Exempt and What are You Required to Declare?

June 15, 2020 4:30pm

Walter Van Der Meiren
Brokerage Divisional Manager
United Parcel Service (Belgium)

  • Recent customs procedural and regulatory developments in E-commerce
  • What are the risks involved considering valuations and authenticity of goods and how to mitigate them?
  • Understanding the Mini One Stop Shop for distance sales of goods and imported goods and fallback procedure for goods where the consignment has an intrinsic value
    • Aligning the VAT and customs legislation to provide certainty for relevant authorities and eliminate confusion for operators over liability
    • Taking advantage of the new rules at customs to deliver an efficient green lane at the border
  • Keeping up with the new rules and its impact on electronic interfaces and third parties