VAT (value-added tax) is known in some countries as a goods and services tax (GST). It is a general consumption tax that is collected at each state of production.

Kite is registered in the UK, where VAT is currently 20%. We have to collect VAT on all UK and EU orders, although registered EU businesses can opt to have their VAT-rated (and pay the equivalent to their own government instead).

Learn more: Why am I paying VAT on my orders?

Where to go for advice

Kite is unfortunately not equipped or qualified to offer personalised financial advice. For specific tax inquiries, please consult your accountant. You may also wish to visit gov.uk to find out more about distance selling goods online, other selling rules and becoming VAT registered.

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