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Costa Rica credit card withholding VAT on e-services

Costa Rica has provided more details on its plans to require credit card companies to withhold VAT on payments to foreign digital services providers....Continued

Brazil VAT implementation progress

The proposed bill on the implementation of a unified VAT regime for Brazil has cleared a new hurdle. This week, it was passed by the Justice and Constitution Commission of Deputies. It will now progre...Continued

US Maryland marketplace sales tax collections Oct 2019

Maryland has become the latest US state to pass legislation requiring online marketplaces to collect sales tax on behalf of out-of-state (non-resident) sellers using their platforms. The new law will ...Continued

US Arkansas remote sellers sales tax Jan 2020

Arkansas is to require out-of-state sellers to collect and charge sales tax on transactions with local consumers. The new legislation also imposes marketplace collection obligations on online platform...Continued

US California sales tax on out-of-state e-commerce

California approved this week legislation to make out-of-state retailers liable to charge and collect sales tax on consumer sales. The extension of the tax net to non-resident e-commerce sellers is ba...Continued

Costa Rica Uber to charge 13% VAT

Online ride-sharing company, Uber, has announced that it will be charging 13% VAT to consumers using its services. The change in policy may to head of draft plans to raise a higher rate services tax o...Continued

US co-opt marketplaces on sales tax

US states are increasingly forcing online marketplaces to report and collect sales taxes due by third-party sellers on their platforms....Continued

US Virginia enacts Wayfair out-of-state Sales Tax

The US state of Virginia has become the latest state to introduce the economic nexus obligation on out-of-state sellers to charge can remit Sales Tax. The new provisions will come into force on 1 July...Continued

Brazil VAT implementation

The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies are considering a bill to implement a Value Added Tax regime, consolidating a range of federal, state and municipal indirect taxes. The new tax, Imposto Único sobre B...Continued

Chile VAT foreign B2C digital services

Chile has dropped plans to impose a 10% turnover tax on digital services provided by the likes of Facebook, Airbnb, Google and Spotify to its consumers. Instead it will levy 19% VAT....Continued