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    • Gmscotland
    • By Gmscotland 12th Sep 17, 3:47 PM
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    VAT request from online seller
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    • 12th Sep 17, 3:47 PM
    VAT request from online seller 12th Sep 17 at 3:47 PM
    Hi all,
    Hope I'm in the right place. Got an interesting email earlier. Over a year ago I paid for a software download from a US based developer. This morning I got an email through claiming that 'our system did not collect VAT at the time' and now I am liable for the VAT. It's only a tiny amount (less than 3 dollars) but I'm wondering where I stand on the issue as it sounds to me like they messed up and are now trying to put the onus on the buyers.
    No issue if I have to pay it but I feel like they are being a bit cheeky asking for it nearly 18 months later!
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    • Valli
    • By Valli 12th Sep 17, 4:15 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:15 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:15 PM
    Why would a US company (presumably US based?) be collecting VAT which is a UK/EU tax?


    (this is not sarcasm; I am genuinely puzzled)
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    • Twopints
    • By Twopints 12th Sep 17, 4:29 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:29 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:29 PM
    Guessing this is Squirrel - there is a thread on the Techie board about it

    ETA: No, it's on the "cutting tax" board

    Here
    Last edited by Twopints; 12-09-2017 at 4:32 PM.
    Not even wrong
    • Gmscotland
    • By Gmscotland 12th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
    Aha, yes it is. Perfect, thanks for the link p
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