International trade

Many small businesses look to international trade when they can’t increase sales at home, while some sell exclusively to customers overseas.

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EU VAT registration validation tool

If you export goods to customers in the European Union (EU), check whether your customer is VAT registered. Use this VAT number validation tool.

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What excise duty to pay in the UK

Excise duties (often known as 'sin taxes') include excise duty on alcohol, tobacco products and oils. There are also several gambling duties.