If you sell in the U.S. through Amazon Marketplace, you need to pay particular attention to sales taxes as you might have to meet some obligations and requirements, even if the country in which you are established has a tax treaty with the United States.
On 21 June 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued their opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a decision that impacts all vendors and retailers trading in the United States.
Posting of workers
Social representation allows a company to outsource the human resource management of an employee residing in the United States or Canada. If your company sends an employee to the United States or Canada for a work assignment of more than 90 days, this service is strongly recommended.
After several months of negotiations, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been agreed on and should be signed soon. Valid for 16 years, with the possibility for the signatory countries to update it after 6 years, the agreement is open to renewal.
Canada benefits from two major trade agreements that facilitate international business development: the USMCA (United States—Mexico—Canada trade agreement, or AEUMC) and the CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or AECG).
Posting of workers
A company may post workers for a temporary mission to a country other than the one in which it is established. A posted worker is subject to the regulations of the host country and works for a specified period abroad on behalf of the company that employs him. If you need to send one or more employees to Canada or the United States for a temporary assignment and you are an employer not established in these countries, you will need to use a posting workers service.
In 2016, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union entered into provisional application. This is one of the most important agreements signed in recent years, and many expect a similar agreement between the United States and the European Union.
ASD Group news
Discover how ASD Group can boost your international growth in the article “ASD Group: Understanding international growth and working with pros”, published by the Select Antipolis magazine.
Any European company subject to VAT has an intracommunity VAT number, also known as the “tax identification number” (TIN). This number is issued free of charge by the tax authority of each member country of the European Union.