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UK VAT changes after Brexit, what does it mean for my business?

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Last updated on November 20th, 2020 - UK updates VAT guidelines – post Brexit With the end of the Brexit transition period upon us, many merchants are scrambling to make sure they are prepared to continue selling goods into the UK 🇬🇧 without any issues. On January 1, 2021, the UK will be implementing a new VAT scheme, which will apply to any business that sells products into the UK. There...

Non-resident ecommerce country taxation; a new trend in international trade

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Last updated on November 18th, 2020 - Trend alert: Non-resident ecommerce country taxation In 2018, Australia came out with a law that requires non-resident businesses to collect and remit tax on their low-value sales into the country. Businesses must register with Australia in order to file and remit the collected tax each quarter. Australia decided to put this into place as a way to level the...

Introducing Zonos Dashboard

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - Introducing Zonos Dashboard We’re happy to announce that our new Dashboard, previously in beta, is finally rolling out to wider availability. This new Dashboard will serve as a new, unified web experience to manage your Zonos account settings and orders with our new feature packed Dashboard. You can access the new Dashboard at Why create a new Dashboard? The...

What’s new with Indonesia’s taxation law

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - What’s new with Indonesia’s taxation law As an international retailer selling to Indonesia 🇮🇩, if you sell over 600 million rupiah (IDR) annually or if your website traffic exceeds 12,000 per year, you may be appointed by the Indonesia Director-General of Tax as a VAT collector. As of August 1, 2020, the Indonesian government does not clearly state...

What do I need to know about the LGPD Brazil general data protection law?

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - What is Brazil LGPD? Modeled closely after the EU’s GDPR, Brazil is the latest country to pass personal privacy legislation called the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD) or the General Data Protection Law in 2018. The LGPD establishes guidelines on how companies can collect, store, handle, and share the personal data of Brazilians. Businesses and...

Automated HS code classification for international shipping in ecommerce

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Last updated on October 23rd, 2020 - What is an HS code? A few decades ago, a group of countries acknowledged that a system must be put in place to better understand the types of products getting exported from and imported into their respective countries. They also needed a more streamlined way to know the amount to collect in duties and taxes as a shipment moves across borders. This is when the...

See what’s coming in the 7th edition Harmonized System (HS)

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - Looking ahead at HS 2022 HS 2022 will be the seventh edition of the Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature and has been accepted by all Contracting Parties to the Harmonized System Convention. The new edition will go into effect on January 1st, 2022. Generally the HS is amended every five years or so. What is the Harmonized System (HS)? The Harmonized System (HS)...

What you should know about Norway’s VOEC scheme

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - Learn about the upcoming Norway VOEC (VAT on Ecommerce) As of April 1st, 2020, Norway implemented a simplified VAT scheme called VOEC (VAT on Ecommerce). This new scheme replaces the current VAT exemption of 350 NOK on low-value imported goods to consumers. The tax de minimis changes for all goods to zero. VAT is applied to all items, regardless of value or...

Highlights of the USMCA deal

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - Did you hear about the new USMCA? President Trump recently signed legislation to implement a revamped version of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that was originally drafted in 2018. Once in effect*, the USMCA will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Key highlights of the deal Below are a few key highlights of this new deal...

What’s new with Zonos Docs

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Last updated on October 9th, 2020 - Learn what’s new with Zonos Docs Hope you are enjoying 2020 so far! We’re thrilled to share updates to our Zonos Documentation. The reorganized and revamped Zonos Docs is a one-stop shop for cross border with technical information on our products, integrations, and customer resources. Read about Zonos product features and how they work. View our...

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