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Brazil may block ICMS on e-services

Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies is reviewing blocking the new ICMS  (Imposto Sobre Operações Relativas à Circulação de Mercadorias e Serviços de Transporte Interestadual de Intermunicipal e de Comunicaçõ...Continued

Brazil software taxation

Software Taxation in Brazil - New Tax War among States and Municipalities promises to raise a lot of issues to taxpayers in 2018 The understanding that had been pacified by the Supreme Court's juri...Continued

Paraguay e-invoicing software 2018

Paraguay is to launch a centrally-controlled electronic invoice system. The system, known as SIFEN, will include approved software provided by the government to tax payers.  This will track all invoic...Continued

Canada GST changes

Canada has made a number of proposals to change its Goods and Services Tax (inc Harmonised Sales Tax), including: Extend the GST liability to limited partnership investments Update GST rules o...Continued

Canada Saskatchewan raises PST to 6%

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is to raise its Provincial Sales Tax from 5% to 6%. PST is added to the federal Goods and Services Tax of 5% to levy a total of 11% combined indirect tax on mo...Continued

Canada 5% GST on car-sharing

Yesterday's Canadian budget proposed extending GST to all private car-sharing services. The measure will require drivers working through Uber or similar services to register and charge 5% GST on an...Continued

Canada GST drop-shipment changes

Canada is to change the GST exemption rules for non-resident drop shippers. Presently, non-resident drop shippers acquiring goods in Canada for sale to local customer will be charged GST by their v...Continued