Staxcloud, developed by Staxxer B.V., emerges as a transformative tool for Shopify store owners, focusing on automating European VAT compliance. Launched in September 2023, it presents a streamlined approach to managing VAT obligations across the EU from a single, user-friendly dashboard. The app is designed to simplify the complex landscape of VAT management, allowing business owners to concentrate on growth and expansion without being bogged down by the intricacies of VAT reporting and compliance.
The core functionality of Staxcloud revolves around automation and simplification. It offers direct insight and control over VAT obligations, significantly reducing the time and resources typically required for VAT management. The automation extends to VAT return filings, including the One-Stop Shop (OSS) and European Sales List (ESL), ensuring compliance across the EU. For businesses engaged in B2B sales, Staxcloud’s automated VAT number validation feature streamlines transactions, enhancing accuracy and efficiency. Additionally, the app’s automated currency conversion capability facilitates accurate financial reporting for transactions across different currencies.
Staxcloud’s design prioritizes user experience, making VAT compliance accessible and manageable for e-commerce businesses of all sizes. By consolidating VAT management tasks into a single platform, Staxcloud effectively removes the administrative burden from store owners, enabling them to focus on strategic business activities. This comprehensive solution not only ensures compliance with EU regulations but also supports business expansion within the EU market by simplifying cross-border transactions.
- Generous 30 day free trial
- Free plan available
- Integration with major marketplaces like Amazon and Bol.com, allowing for real-time data synchronization and streamlined VAT management across multiple sales channels
- One Stop Shop (OSS) summary reports that simplify the reporting process for businesses engaged in cross-border sales within the EU
- Easy management of VAT registrations, helping businesses to navigate the registration process across different EU countries efficiently
- Insights into VAT liabilities, providing businesses with a clear understanding of their VAT obligations and helping them make informed financial decisions
- Email and phone support, offering personalized assistance to address specific queries and challenges faced by businesses
- Usage-based pricing for transaction volumes above certain thresholds, providing flexibility and scalability for businesses as they grow
- Insights feature that provides a detailed analysis of VAT liabilities and obligations, enhancing decision-making and financial planning
- Available in both English and Dutch, catering to a wider audience and ensuring usability for businesses in different regions
- Limited amount of transactions on their free plan
- Phone support only on their paid plan