VAT is the way we are going to collect it.
Already there are moans from buyers, "they have charged me VAT!"
ebay have now rolled into the mix now implementing the 1st January 21 VAT rules for UK buyers and EU. As I mentioned at the start of writing this thread, they will nail it at source at the time of purchase:
Where this leaves the likes of Aliexpress, Banggood and individual traders from China and the rest of the world not registered, I guess HMRC rules in Notice 143 will click into place?