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Taxation and Customs Union

EU consumers

E-commerce - buying and selling of goods and services online - has seen a huge increase in recent years and is only set to continue growing. There are many obvious benefits for consumers, but sometimes consumers can be faced with unpleasant surprises, for example when buying goods from outside the EU and need to pay taxes or charges at importation.

That is why e-commerce rules on how VAT is charged have changed. Find out how your online purchases can help EU businesses everywhere and create public revenue in your home country.