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Chile bill VAT on non-resident e-services

The Chilean Congress is to consider a bill to levy VAT on foreign electronic and digital services sold to consumers. The current standard VAT rate in Chile is 19%. ...Continued

Argentina zero rates foodstuffs

Argentina is to reclassify basic foodstuff to the zero VAT. This includes milk; bread; rice and sugar. The emergency measure is being introduced in the midst of an ongoing economic crisis and peso cur...Continued

US Kansas imposes sales tax on remote sellers

Kansas is to oblige out-of-state retailers to charge local sales tax for the first time from 1 October 2019. This includes registering with the state’s Department of Revenue....Continued

Brazil second VAT implementation bill

A second bill to consolidate a plethora of Brazilian indirect taxes has been presented to the Senate on 9 July 2019. The Chamber of Deputies is already reviewing an alternative Brazil VAT bill....Continued

Costa Rica VAT launch penalty suspension

Following this month’s introduction of a 13% Value Added Tax in Costa Rica, the government has granted a three-month suspension of any penalties. ...Continued

Costa Rica 13% VAT launch Jul 2019

Costa Rica remains on track to introduce a 13% Value Added Tax on 1 July 2019. It will replace the existing Sales Tax, which is only due on the sale of goods. ...Continued

US Illinois marketplace sales tax collections

Illinois is to require marketplace facilitators to start collecting remote sellers’ sales taxes due on sales to local consumers. The new measures will come into effect on 1 January 2020. ...Continued

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