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Your global taxation and compliance, our responsibility.

Regulations related to taxation, payments, data privacy and security get more complicated as you expand globally — and fines for non-compliance can hit your business where it hurts.

With dedicated resources and decades of experience in mitigating risks and maintaining global compliance, cleverbridge ensures you are globally compliant.


Compliant across the world, from the start.

Let us deal with the thousands of rules, regulations, and complicated updates that global tax management entails. Because tax is complex, we make sure you benefit from a seamless and fully compliant international selling experience.

We've got you covered.

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We calculate and apply taxes accurately for every market and region in more than 180 countries.

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Get visibility into taxation requirements for each region so you can price your products optimally.


Let us handle remitting taxes to all relevant authorities while you focus on maximizing revenue.


The development of tax law in the international environment is rapid and has been further accelerated by the Coronavirus crisis.

In general, many countries are experiencing an increase in cross-border transactions as a result of globalization. In the process, many countries have discovered that the tax connecting factors are outdated and thus lead to tax losses.

As an example, 10 years ago a large proportion of consumers purchased digital products in the form of software from a local retailer. Today, it is commonplace for customers to download digital products from the internet and pay online.

If an online retailer is located in a different country than the customer, the customer's country often lacks a nexus for taxation. In the light of this insight, countries around the world are moving to other taxation approaches to secure their tax revenues.

Tax nexus basically describes the tax link between a business and a local authority.

Tax nexus establishes the obligation to pay taxes in a country or region. Historically, a tax nexus was established through physical presence. However, global eCommerce has loosened up this concept. Physical presence is increasingly being replaced by economic presence.

In plain language, this means that it is no longer necessary to open a retail store in a region. Instead, it is sufficient for a company to conduct business of a certain type and extent with customers who are located in the respective region.

While sales tax dominates in North America, the VAT is applied in the EU. Both tax schemes aim to tax the final consumer. However, they achieve the goal in fundamentally different ways.

In the case of sales tax, taxation in the supply chain is avoided by companies submitting an exemption certificate.

In contrast, VAT is taxed at each level of the intermediate acquisition in the supply chain. A burden is avoided by the fact that entrepreneurs are entitled to a refund from the tax authorities to compensate for the VAT paid (so-called input tax credit).

However, regardless of the different mechanisms of the tax types, in any case, the tax needs to be calculated and charged accurately as well as filed and paid to the competent tax authorities. 

Basically, there are two ways to define end-customer prices. Either as net or as gross prices.

In the case of net prices, all VAT/sales taxes are added to the set prices, so that you will receive the set price for your product or services.

If you opt to market gross prices, you can use this for promotional and uniform pricing. Any tax is deducted from the set gross price on a market-by-market basis and as a result, changes the revenue you will receive based on the set taxation scheme for any given market.

Expand your business to 180 markets.

Protect your customer data and stay compliant
Even minor compliance violations put the personal information of your customers at risk and make your business vulnerable to hefty fines.

Our expertise helps you maintain full data with international privacy compliance legislation and industry standards.

Cross-border regulatory changes
We also keep you in line with global trade regulations, so you don’t inadvertently do business in embargoed countries or are surprised at the end of the year. 

Payment compliance
Strict PCI DSS compliance is necessary for any business processing credit card payments. We ensure that our solution is and stays in line with complex PCI requirements. So you can rely on us! 

No matter who you are, we can help you grow.