This workshop on Amazon taxes and cross-border VAT is designed to cover everything you must know to stay compliant. It will cover the most important things about US taxes as well as UK & EU marketplaces and expanding to the rest of the world. It's suitable for Amazon sellers of all experience levels and marketplaces.
what Do you get?
- Free access to live 4-hour workshop about Amazon taxes
- The latest tax changes
- Actionable tips and tricks to understand and manage Amazon fees better
- Exclusive opportunity to ask any questions about Amazon taxes during the live broadcast
- Special offer from AVASK - 50% off VAT registration in UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland and Czech Republic.
- The most important things you need to know to stay compliant while expanding to different marketplaces
- Methods you can implement yourself when it comes to proper bookkeeping
Date: Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
The workshop starts at
12 pm EST
(5 pm UK, 6 pm CET)
All times in agenda are in the EST (Eastern Standard Time) zone.
For your time zone, check out this link.
During this 4-hour workshop, we'll be covering 3 main topics with Q&A sessions at the end of each. The last hour of the workshop will be dedicated to a wrap-up Q&A session.
12:00 pm - US Sales Tax/Accounting
In this session, you will be introduced to expanding to the US marketplace. We will cover topics such as incorporating a US entity, the ongoing e-commerce accounting, bookkeeping and statutory reporting required in the US, an introduction to Sales Tax and how to maintain compliance when trading within the US marketplace.
1:00 pm - UK & EU Customs/European VAT
AVASK is headquartered in the UK and can provide sound and practical advice on company formation, accounting, bookkeeping, statutory reporting and VAT registration, filing and compliance. In this session, we will cover topics such as the latest news from the UK regarding new tax rules that can into effect recently, the continuing impact of Brexit and how e-commerce sellers are adapting to a new working relationship with the EU.
Not only this, but we will also provide information about the new hard border between the UK and EU, how to overcome the challenges affecting to may e-commerce sellers, and outline the latest service offering from AVASK: Direct and Indirect Representation when shipping into the UK and onwards into Europe. You will hear the latest trends for the top European e-commerce marketplaces, including news about shipping into the Netherlands and forming a new EU entity in Estonia to simplify customs and trade processes.
2:00 pm - Expanding your business into ROW (Rest of the World) Marketplaces
In this session, you will learn how to expand your e-commerce business into the various marketplaces such as Australia and UAE. What do e-commerce sellers need to watch out for when expanding to these marketplaces, which platforms should be used for which goods and what the indirect tax implications are.
3:00 pm - Wrap-up LIVE Q&A session
During this live Q&A session with AVASK's experts, you will be able to ask any Amazon tax-related questions.
Tom Meek has a particular focus on the accounts of Corporate and Private entrepreneurs selling on global e-commerce platforms. He has been advising and supporting entrepreneurs, as well as some of the world’s most prominent organisations, on their global expansion and maximising their international opportunities via trading on the largest e-commerce platforms.
CPA - CEO of AVASK Accounting & Tax Consultants Inc
Timothy Nelson is a Certified Public Accountant and has over a decade of experience advising and preparing Corporate, Personal, Payroll and Sales tax returns for global ecommerce sellers who have sold on: Amazon, Ebay, Walmart, Etsy and many others. He has extensive knowledge and experience in providing tailored advice on tax planning as well as entity formation to ensure clients can maintain a healthy cash flow and maximise their sales.
Import and Export Administrator Customs & Trade
Toby Roberts has comprehensive knowledge of freight transportation, global logistics and customs brokerage. He knows all about the ins and outs of the new UK and EU customs changes and has assisted many ecommerce sellers in moving their goods cross border successfully throughout the Brexit transition. Toby is an expert at minimising the risk of supply chain disruption and achieving the best possible solution for every e-commerce seller.
EU VAT Consultant / Senior Team Leader
Alex Robson takes lead on one of the AVASK core services teams and has been the solution for hundreds of e-commerce sellers who are looking to expand their businesses globally whilst staying VAT compliant around the world. Her extensive portfolio of e-commerce entrepreneurs and organisations allow her to support them with their international VAT requirements to ensure they continue trading effectively.
Business Development Officer
Piers Eveleigh is an experienced Business Development Officer skilled in assisting e-commerce business owners with their tax requirements throughout Europe and beyond. His expertise include: global expansion, international taxes, accounting and consultancy services.
Lisett started out in 2016 as an Amazon FBA store assistant and since then has been working daily with different Amazon FBA sellers. Years of experience as a store manager along with the mission of helping businesses run daily operations cost- and time efficiently has shaped her into a strategic partner for Amazon sellers. She helps to manage stores, product-related tasks, customer relations and the team while advising company owners to set their goals and strategy. She is the head of international e-commerce at the Estonian Export agency and a video host on the Orange Klik Youtube channel.
Known in the business simply as the “Amazon Summits Guy”, Augustas is committed to providing others with the opportunity to achieve success by offering powerfully informative expert sessions and guides to becoming a top Amazon seller. Since 2016 he has recorded over 400 sessions with Amazon industry leaders, experts and speakers. Augustas is also the founder of Orange Klik Company and the following in-person events for Amazon sellers: European Seller Conference, Seller Fest and PPC Congress.
Accounting and Business Consultants
AVASK Accounting & Business Consultants work with the most outstanding and proactive professionals to deliver excellent value for more than 8,000 e-commerce sellers and companies across the world. They have a presence in the UK, Europe, the USA, UAE, China and Australia and their collective eyes are set on the horizon looking for new marketplaces and opportunities to enhance and enable their clients’ businesses to flourish and grow.
AVASK team's drive and ambition are focussed solely on building success through cross-border activities by delivering clear and simple advice and devising new strategies that will ensure growth and development.
AVASK knows that understanding indirect tax obligations in the global marketplaces can be a daunting task and a littered minefield, which is why they employ the best consultants and tax experts who are solely focussed on eliminating those tax issues and allowing to focus on your primary concern: running your business.
We further believe in building strong client relationships and personally tailoring solutions to help our clients reach their business goals and objectives. The whole AVASK team is completely committed to providing clients’ businesses with highest quality of service and a highly entrepreneurial mindset.
Our team are also fluent in many of the world’s languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Russian and Polish, along with Arabic, Mandarin and Cantonese.