Annual Tax Act 2020 (part 2): Electronic interfaces (especially online marketplaces) are liable for VAT

In the second part of our small series we are examining the implementation of the E-Commerce Package in the Annual Tax Act 2020. The draft bill contains significant changes for electronic interfaces (in particular online marketplaces). In certain cases, a deemed chain transaction according to sec. 3 para. 3a of the German VAT Act (draft), between an online trader, an electronic interface (e.g. online marketplace) and an end customer. The electronic interface (e.g. online marketplace) thus becomes liable for VAT.


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