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Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:36:34 GMT by genp
We are looking to move goods from our UK warehouse over to a 3pl warehouse in Ireland. The goods will then be sold from the 3pl warehouse directly to end users in Ireland. How would VAT be charged and at what point should it be charged. Do we need to register a company within Ireland. Thanks in advance for any help provided
Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:45:10 GMT by HMRC Admin 20
Hi genp.

Regarding moving your own goods to Ireland please refer to VAT on goods exported from the UK (VAT Notice 703) section 2.13 Transfer your business’ own goods
Once you are making a supply from Ireland it is the Irish authorites you would need to speak to regarding Irish VAT.

Thank you.
Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:07:27 GMT by Customs oldtimer
Hi genp I am assuming you mean Eire Republic of Ireland rather than Northern Ireland. If so the goods will need to be imported and will be subject to import VAT and possibly import duty. Import duty will be due if the goods are not of UK preferential origin according to the EU-UK trade agreement. So if the goods are made in China for instance they will be subject to duty. As you will make supplies in Ireland you need to register there for VAT and charge Irish VAT to your customers. You probably don’t need to register as as company but as HMRC Admin 20 has said you need to confirm with the Irish authorities.
Posted Thu, 01 Dec 2022 09:09:01 GMT by genp
Thank you for your help

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