E-commerce marketplaces now financially liable for traders’ tax fraud

Over at AccountingWeb, I’ve written about the provisions of the Finance Bill 2016 which allow HMRC to hold an e-commerce marketplace financially liable for VAT fraud committed by overseas traders using the site.

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Heather Burns is a digital law specialist in Glasgow, Scotland. She researches, writes, publishes, consults, and speaks extensively on internet laws and policies which affect the crafts of web design and development. She has been designing and developing web sites since 1997 and was a professional web site designer from 2007-2015. She holds a postgraduate certification in internet law and policy from the University of Strathclyde. Learn about hiring Heather to write, speak, or consult.