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A Tour Of Amazon Seller Central
Jun 9, 2021

A Tour Of Amazon Seller Central

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes. For Amazon sellers, Seller Central is mission control. Everything you need to run your business is there in one centralized location, but some aspects have greater tools and resources available to help you than others. That’s what we’re going to explore here. In this blog, we’ll take you through the elements of your Amazon Seller Central account and how you can use them to your advantage.

The Ultimate Guide to eBay VAT
Jun 8, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to eBay VAT

Estimated reading time: 17 minutes. When you sell online to a global market, you’re opening up your business to a world full of consumers with disposable income. You’ll also become subject to meeting tax thresholds in multiple economies with different rules (sigh). And with ecommerce being the lucrative beast that it is, tax authorities in those multiple economies are onto you. But don’t close up shop just yet. In this guide, we explore all things VAT in the UK and Europe - what it means for eBay sellers like you, and how to get started.

A Brief Guide to VAT Obligations for Amazon Merchants Selling in Europe
Jun 8, 2021

A Brief Guide to VAT Obligations for Amazon Merchants Selling in Europe

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. There’s no denying that automation drives efficiency and reduces cost. In the long run, the most efficient players in any given market have the best chances of winning market share and building long-lasting businesses. For ecommerce, warehousing and fulfilment, Amazon has positioned itself to take full advantage of the coming automation era by implementing the latest technologies and creating a highly automated eco-system. Amazon’s offering makes it much easier for merchants to sell internationally than ever before.

The Ultimate VAT Guide for Amazon Sellers in UK & Europe
Jun 8, 2021

The Ultimate VAT Guide for Amazon Sellers in UK & Europe

Estimated reading time: 51 minutes. So you’re an Amazon seller interested in VAT? Perhaps you’re in the US wanting to do business in Europe, or you’re in Europe and keen to understand your Amazon tax obligations. Either way, this guide will break it down for you. Whilst there are similarities between VAT, sales tax and GST, the former is a little unique. The EU member states have some parameters they must keep to, and some they don’t.

How to Collect VAT Through Amazon UK Seller Central
Jun 8, 2021

How to Collect VAT Through Amazon UK Seller Central

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. This guide was correct at the time it was written. Please refer to the official tax authority webpages for the most up-to-date information, and your accountant for tailored advice. A top priority for any established Amazon seller is charging and collecting sales tax. Why? Because if you’re unable to meet your sales tax obligations, the responsibility and repercussions rest solely on your shoulders – not with Amazon.

How To Create A Shopify Shipping Policy [Tutorial + Template]
Jun 7, 2021

How To Create A Shopify Shipping Policy [Tutorial + Template]

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. Customers are happier when they know what to expect, and adding a shipping policy to your Shopify store helps to manage those expectations. If you do it right, your shipping policy can act as a highly effective sales tool - at once making a commitment about your service, and letting customers know what happens with their items after they click that buy button. A clear and concise shipping policy benefits both parties.

How A2X handles VAT in all European Amazon marketplaces
Jun 7, 2021

How A2X handles VAT in all European Amazon marketplaces

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes 30 seconds. Anyone who runs an online store will know that the beauty of ecommerce is its capabilities are limitless. It’s a fantastic way for retail stores of any type and size to reach a new community of customers – enabling you to expand your sales worldwide without the extensive costs of setting up a brick-and-mortar store. Ecommerce has leveled the playing field, making it possible for small businesses to compete with corporate giants on an international stage.

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon's FBA Service
Jun 1, 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon's FBA Service

Estimated reading time: 17 minutes. Today’s consumers are all about instant gratification, and that certainly translates to online shopping orders. In fact, 80% of shoppers want a same-day delivery option, 56% of 18-34 year olds expect it, and around 61% are prepared to pay more for it. Enter: Amazon FBA. With a reputation for innovation and hitting the nail on the head when it comes to solving customer pain points in a timely (and perhaps even anticipatory) manner, Amazon delivers yet again.

How Does Accounting Compare Across Ecommerce Platforms Today? An A2X x Insightful Accountant Webinar
May 31, 2021

How Does Accounting Compare Across Ecommerce Platforms Today? An A2X x Insightful Accountant Webinar

Estimated reading time: 1 minute. On 26th May 2021, we took part in a webinar with Insightful Accountant to discuss how ecommerce sellers need different kinds of accounting support based on their selling platform. We explored what’s changed and still changing, the key accounting challenges for each type of seller, and trends emerging within the industry. Armed with these insights, ecommerce accountants can anticipate the changing needs of their clients this year and better serve them in their journeys.

Xero Amazon Integration Guide [How To Set It Up]
May 26, 2021

Xero Amazon Integration Guide [How To Set It Up]

Estimated reading time: 14 minutes. As a financial hub to help you record, crunch and analyze your sales, Xero is a great software option for Amazon sellers. Designed to grow with you, whatever size or stage you may be at in your business journey, Xero has your accounting covered. But whilst automating the transfer of your financial data from Amazon to Xero is a core step, it’s not the end of the road.