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Is There Any Way To Automate Collecting VAT Invoices On Amazon?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Kieranight, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. Kieranight

    Kieranight Junior Member

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    Hi,

    I've been dropshipping from Amazon to eBay for quite a while now, and have the joy of having to deal with VAT. Obviously, to prevent myself from being out of pocket, I have to claim back the VAT I pay on Amazon purchases. I've been doing this manually, but it is taking many hours per week and I would owe anyone who could please help me with this my right testicle.

    At the moment what I do is: Purchase an item on Amazon -> If the item is sold by Amazon, get the VAT invoice direct from "Your Orders" -> If it is Fulfilled by Amazon, i.e. Sold by someone other than Amazon, then request a VAT invoice from the seller with a copy-pasted message.

    I know the process seems pretty simple, but having to do this for multiple thousand items per month is slightly tedious.

    I was considering getting a VA to do this for me, or paying for some software to be coded that can do this for me, but I would really appreciate it if anyone knows of any way to please make this situation easier.

    Thank you very much.

    ~Kieran
     
  2. Bleght

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    A bot or an iMacro sounds like a doable choice that might be worth it if you are planning to do this for the long run. The VA might be a bit more expensive than a simple bot, but it might be a bit more reliable if Amazon make redesigns or something that would throw the bot off. Generally, I'd get a bot made.
     
  3. Kieranight

    Kieranight Junior Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions man. I considered iMacro, but in the past found it to be quite unreliable. I guess a bot would be the best suggestion.

    May I please ask if you are aware of a good place for one to find a good developer for a bot such as this? I would just check out Freelancer and UpWork, but their prices tend to be slightly overexaggerated for the quality of work you get.

    Thanks
     
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    Bleght BANNED BANNED

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    You can also post in the Hire A Freelancer section here. I've never commissioned a bot really.
     
  5. Systemagician

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    hi kieran have you solved this issue mate am in the same boat can you help ?