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Belgium July 2021 ecommerce rules

Belgium has published details of its plans to align with the EU ecommerce VAT package from 1 July 2021. This affects: imports ecommerce rules; pan-EU ecommerce VAT reporting; and the obligations of ma...Continued

China updates VAT compliance plans

China announces measures to simplify its VAT regime, and support small businesses during the COVID crisis...Continued

UK Brexit killed dropshipping?

Are the new VAT and customs obligations of Brexit choking the dropshipping e-commerce model? The complexity of import VAT, customs duties, product checks and customs declarations are not eating into ...Continued

Poland adopts EU ecommerce VAT package

Poland has ratified into its VAT code the new EU ecommerce package rules, adding new obligations of imports, reporting and marketplaces. The changes include measures to make compliance easier, fraud h...Continued

World turns to VAT cuts on COVID-19 threat

Countries are turning to emergency tax cuts to support their stuttering economies under the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat. VAT is the popular stimulant as it can be adjusted overnight and boosts consu...Continued

Oman 5% VAT launched today

Oman has set-out the VAT registration timetable as the Arab Gulf country implements VAT from 16 April 2021. There will be a compulsory VAT registration threshold of OMR 38,500. There will be a volunta...Continued

Malta increase in VAT registration threshold

The Maltese government has announced in its 2021 budget plans to raise its Value Added Tax threshold €30,000...Continued

Do I need a VAT fiscal representative after Brexit?

Following the UK leaving the EU VAT regime from 1 January 2021, UK e-commerce sellers or B2B supply chain operators may have the obligation to appoint VAT Fiscal Representatives for their non-resident...Continued

Canada British Columbia PST on digital services 1 April 2021

The Canadian province on British Columbia has introduced from 1 April 2021 the obligation to charge Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on income earned by non-resident providers of digital services. Check Ava...Continued

France B2B e-invoicing B2C e-records 2023

France is progressing its 2023 launch of B2B e-invoice and B2C e-records reporting. It has opted to follow the Mexican-model with government certified agents for submitting live invoices for digital s...Continued