An explainer of international VAT and customs duties, including the issues surrounding Brexit

6 November 2019

Member price: £144.50 + VAT

Non-member price: £170 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.

Edinburgh, 6 November 2019

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What you will learn

This course is designed to allow delegates to understand how VAT works when goods and services move across international boundaries.

Who should attend

This half-day course will be of benefit to accountants and other professionals who have to deal with, or advise on, VAT aspects of cross-border transactions. They will also benefit from an appreciation of Customs Duties and how they interact with VAT.

Note: A similar course is available for those delegates based in England.  

International VAT and Customs Duties appreciation

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Michael Steed

Michael is a Cambridge Graduate who studied economics at King’s College Cambridge. He trained and qualified at Coopers & Lybrand – now PwC. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser, a Fellow of the CIOT  and is a former President of the ATT.  He is currently their co-chair of the Technical Steering Group. He regularly writes for taxation and accountancy magazines.

Michael is the Head of Tax at BPP Professional Development and lectures on a wide range of tax issues.

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  • Movements of goods both in and out of the EU and within the EU, including triangulation and where VAT is accounted for
  • Additional reporting responsibilities – EC Sales Lists and Intrastat reports
  • Trading over the internet
  • Movements of services both in and out of the EU and within the EU – the scope of the reverse charge for B2B services
  • B2C services –the place of supply of e-services and the MOSS
  • Customs duties – the scope and interaction with VAT
  • Post-Brexit models for the UK




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