Please note: this help center article only applies to brands selling on the UK platform to UK retailers.
Be default, all items on Abound have a default VAT rate of 20%. When adding a product, you have the option to override the default rate and specify if your product is zero-rated (has a VAT rate of 0%).
Products that have 0% VAT rate include but are not limited to baby clothes and accessories, books and cold food. You can confirm the VAT rate for your product here.
If you are a sole trader and your business is not VAT registered, this does not mean that your product are automatically VAT exempt, it must fall into a the zero-rate VAT category specified by the UK government.
If you have any questions about the VAT rate for your product, please contact us.