See Blog Categories

VAT Changes for the U.K. (effective Jan 1, 2021)

Tom Davison
  •  
December 31, 2020

On January 1, 2021, the transition period of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union ends. 

This means all businesses that sell goods to the U.K. will be required to register through Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), collect value-added tax (VAT) from customers, and remit VAT to HMRC on a quarterly basis.

What does this mean for our International Shipping services?
All shipments, regardless of value, will be subject to a VAT of 20%. 


APC Priority Worldwide (DDP)

No changes have been made for this service by the carrier. That means APC will pay import fees on your behalf to streamline the service.  

APC Priority Worldwide (DDU) & PostNL International

Since HMRC will no longer collect duty/tax upon delivery, it is the responsibility of the seller to collect at the point of sale. We recommend that you register with HMRC and review some of the resources shared below.

Regardless of the service you choose, we recommend that you register your business and inform your customers of these changes.

Helpful Resources

From marketplaces we currently offer Integration with:

From the UK government:

Changes to VAT treatment of overseas goods sold to customers from 1 January 2021

Information for international businesses importing from overseas

Import, export, and customs for businesses: detailed information

How to pay duties and VAT on imports

Tax and customs for goods sent from abroad

How to get an EORI number

Brexit transition 

If you have questions or need assistance with anything, simply email us at [email protected] or give us a call at 877-863-7447

To Your Success,

Your Friends at Stallion Express

877-863-7447

Get started today! Ship faster, smarter, cheaper with Stallion.

Get Started Today.  Sign Up for Free!

Join the Stallion Newsletter

You’ll receive the best tips, strategies, and news on Canadian ecommerce.

Hear what online sellers in Canada are saying

"Stallion Express is a game changer for small business owners like myself. My online store wouldn't be where it's at today without the Stallion Express team."
Dorothy Wong
"Outstanding service. Delivery is always on time. Accessible location. Expert staff. There's nothing else I could ask for."
Norma Joseph
"Stallion Express has been fulfilling my shipments with excellence for the longest time. With their quick actions and unparalleled customer service, they are the best shipping company."
Lena Hulsey
See more articles from same author
The Ultimate Guide to Domestic E-Commerce Shipping Solutions in Canada

Table of Contents: E-Commerce Shipping Solutions and Strategies in Canada Setting Up Your Shipping Rates Mix n’ Match Strategy Packaging Methods Keeping Your Margins Profitable Turn Your Packaging Into a Marketing Opportunity Tracking and Insurance Choosing Your E-Commerce Shipping Solutions in Canada The Types of Domestic Carriers Stallion Express Conclusion So you've put in the […]

Read More
Shipping Services in Canada: One Shipping Software to Rule Them All

You can’t run an e-commerce business without thinking about shipping. Nothing affects so many parts of your business more than your delivery system. In fact, some shoppers abandon their carts when there’s no free shipping.  The need for good shipping services in Canada is absolutely crucial for any business, especially when it comes to e-commerce. […]

Read More
A Beginner’s Guide to Amazon FBA Shipping Rates

If you’re looking into Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), your mind must be filled with questions regarding FBA shipping rates and Amazon fulfillment shipping rates. These become more troubling once you expand your business internationally, especially in the US.  We got you! Included herein are the details about Amazon FBA, so you can finally decide whether […]

Read More
1 2 3 5
See more articles from same category
New Drop & Go Location: Vancouver

We're excited to kick off the New Year with a new Drop & Go location in Vancouver, British Columbia! The team at Wilet is is all set to take in your Stallion shipments starting today: Tuesday, January 16. 📍 Wilet Showroom858 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1R6📅 Monday to Friday⏰ 10 AM to 4 […]

Read More
New Location: Calgary, Alberta

Breaking news! Stallion's expansion continues with our 19th location now in Calgary, Alberta! Proudly extending our eCommerce shipping solutions to a vibrant new community of entrepreneurs. You can find us at: 5614 A Burbank Road SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1Z4 Now with 19 locations in 4 provinces - we're excited to make our mark as […]

Read More
Family Day Hours 2024

Get ready to celebrate the upcoming holiday with your nearest and dearest! We're here to help you plan ahead by providing the holiday hours for our branch locations. Ontario: Drop & Go British Columbia: Drop & Go For inquiries or suggestions, allow us to assist you by reaching out to our customer service team at [email protected] or […]

Read More
Stallion Express
Ship faster, smarter, and 
cheaper with Stallion Express
© 2023 Stallion Express  |  Legal
|  Sitemap
Ship faster, smarter, and cheaper with Stallion Express
Stallion Express 2020  |  
Legal
menuchevron-downcross-circle linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram