Schedule overview

Each daily keynote begins with an introduction from Avalara's very own Richard & Ruby, summarising the day ahead.

Day 1:
15 Sep 2020

Brexit & COVID-19 business recovery

Find out how to stimulate business recovery in the current climate, and what you need to do to prepare for post-Brexit trading.


You'll hear from industry leaders including the Financial Times, SAP  and the Centre for European Reform for a series of discussions on how to stimulate business recovery in the current climate.


We'll also be speaking to trade and customs specialists, as well as legal experts on what you need to do now to prepare for post-Brexit trading and how to overcome new cross-border trading challenges.


Find out:

  • Brexit VAT update - What you need to know now

  • Brexit and customs - Navigating the minefield ahead

  • Post-Brexit trading - the legal challenges

  • Post COVID-19 and Brexit economy - What the future looks like for the U.K

Day 2:
16 Sep 2020

Making Tax Digital (MTD) &
2021 marketplace reforms

Gain essential insight on the UK government's Making Tax Digital agenda and the reforms to Marketplace tax legislations that will impact businesses in 2021.


With a keynote from HMRC,  we will share essential insight on the UK government's Making Tax Digital agenda, and how businesses can get ready for Phase 2.


Top international marketplace Mirakl will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on ecommerce, whilst we look at the upcoming 2021 UK and EU ecommerce VAT reforms and their impact. We'll also be speaking to the Global Head of Tax at Uber about the gig economy and how they are working with tax authorities to ensure fair taxation.


Find out:

  • How to get ready for MTD 2021 Phase 2

  • How Marketplaces have risen to COVID challenge

  • The impact of UK & EU ecommerce VAT reforms

Day 3:
17 Sep 2020

Global Trading &
Breaking into the US

Learn how to trade globally and avoid the tax pitfalls - we have a host of speakers who will share their tips on how to sell into the US successfully.


The OECD will kick off our briefings, discussing their approach to ensuring fair global taxation and how they are trying to harmonise regimes across the world.


With the growth of ecommerce and the boom in globalisation we will be joined by BDO, KPMG and GFS to discuss the challenges of international trading, from the complexities of trading with the US, to the Indian GST and how Brazil is trying to reform the world's most complex tax system.


Find out:

  • What key things businesses need to know when trading with the US

  • How delivery Incoterms are changing post Brexit

  • Why the Brazilian tax regime is in dire need of reform

  • 3 years on - has Indian GST been a success?

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