Submit EC sales list from 1 January 2021

Submit EC sales list from 1 January 2021 is compulsory for VAT registered businesses supply goods which are intra-community dispatches to the EU Member States made under the Northern Ireland Protocol.

This requirement comes into effect following Brexit and the transition period ended on 31 December 2020.

UK exports

Correspondingly, from 1 January 2021, the movement of goods from the UK to the EU will be treated as exports and must not be reported on your EC Sales List.

No more paper EC Sales List

You will no longer be receiving a paper EC Sales List from HMRC. You must submit your EC Sales List online via HMRC’s ECSL service. Click here to sign up for the ECSL service if you have not yet done so.

Your business may face a financial penalty if you failed to deliver your EC Sales List to HMRC promptly.

Other compulsory filings

If your business is a limited company, you must deliver the following documents to Companies House every year.

If you require help with your EC Sales List, Confirmation Statement and Company accounts filings, do not hesitate to contact our accountants, they are more than happy to help you.

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