Does a 2 year old ebay transaction really need a vat invoice?

Hello all. I just saw an email from someone asking for a tax invoice for a piece of clothing I sold on eBay two years ago. The url to the auction doesn’t even work anymore and who would keep this in their transaction history? I am a Single bloke Selling junk every now and then, not a company or making a full time Living off eBay sales. Is this a con or does this have legitimacy? I don’t know if I should respond. Part of email in picture.

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3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Ignore it.  I would consider it nothing more than a scam.

  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Don't, they want your VAT number for some reason

    Delete it.


  • 1 month ago

    Well a 2yo transaction doesn't "need" an invoice.

    The invoice may have been needed 2 years AGO when you did the transaction.

    It doesn't seem like they want anything except for you to create an invoice.

    That should take about 5mins using MS Word.

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