Also this WooCommerce blog post on VAT from yesterday is a good read. As you can imagine the number of people who use WooCommerce to sell their own digital items is huge, so this is a big thing for Woo too: http://www.woothemes.com/2014/12/handling-eu-vat-woocommerce/
This is a huge headache for anyone selling digital goods online, anywhere in the world.
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that is insane