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Italy refuses SdI e-invoice launch delay

Italian Senators last week rejected two applications to delay the January 2019 introduction of SdI electronic invoice reporting for B2B and B2C transactions....Continued

UK Brexit VAT and customs update

The EU27 governments have now agreed the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement (WA) which sets out the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU on 29 March 2019. This includes a 19-month transition period until 31 De...Continued

Spain extends SII e-reporting to Canary Islands Jan 2019

Spain is to extend its live Immediate Information Supply (SII) regime to the Canary Islands from 1 January 2019...Continued

Italy SDI e-invoice update

The Italian tax office has provided further guidance on the 1 January 2019 extension of the Sistema di Interscambio (SdI) e-invoice reporting to B2C and B2B transactions. ...Continued

UK EU Withdrawal Agreement and VAT

The UK government has approved the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement (‘WA’) and Political Declaration, negotiated with representatives of the EU27...Continued

German consignment stock 2019 extension

Germany has extended the timetable for the implementation of consignment stock VAT registration simplification until the start of 2019....Continued

Poland cuts VAT on e-books to 5%

Poland has announced plans to cut the VAT rate on e-books from 1 April 2019 ...Continued

Romania asked by EU to end VAT split payments

The European Commission has sent a letter of formal notice to Romania requesting it to withdraw its new VAT split payment regime on the ground of burdening honest businesses with unreasonable complian...Continued

Germany passes marketplace VAT liability laws

On 9 November 2018, the German Parliament passed a new law making online marketplaces potential liable for unpaid VAT by third-party merchants on their platforms. ...Continued

UK missing VAT grows by £1.3 billion

Figures released by the HMRC show that the UK VAT Gap has grown to £13.3billion in 2017/18...Continued