Taxes in the USA for a UK Business??

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I have recently opened a Shopify store in UK and also want to ship my product to sell in the USA. How do I setup my taxes to automatically adjust according to which state the product is bought from?

e.g. If a person buys from my UK store and he lives in New York or if a person lives in Washington D.C, how do I do my taxes to automatically add the required tax percentage to my cost of product?



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Hi Vika,

I believe as EU based seller, you're only obligated to include UK VAT to all EU customers. I believe the UK's VAT rate is 20%. So if I would buy something from you online from my hometown Amsterdam, I have to pay $ 100 + UK VAT = $ 120. To all other countries, you can sell that product for just $ 100. So you could setup your products without VAT included and setup your store to add the 20% UK VAT rate to all EU countries. By the way, I'm assuming you're selling B2C. For selling B2B other rules apply.

There's one issue with the above setup, the product price listed will be without VAT. To list 2 prices (one with VAT and one without), you could consider Multiple Pricing. We developed this app for exactly this reason. Have a look, you can try it out for free for 7 days:

Let me know if you have any remarks or question. I'm happy to help and very interested in the topic.



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