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Finland 2017 VAT changes

Finland is to introduce a range of changes to the VAT regime from 1 January 2016. These amendments include: A new online tax reporting portal, OMAVERO, is to be launched All tax payers must fi...Continued

EU VAT fraud sweeping reverse charge proposal

The European Commission has proposed allowing member states to introduce the domestic reverse charge on all B2B transactions above €10,000 across all sectors. The move would effectively remove VAT ...Continued

Croatia VAT changes

Croatia has moved a number of changes to its VAT Act to come into effect in 2018. These include: The VAT rate will be cut from 25% to 24% from 1 January 2018 The VAT registration threshold for...Continued

Norway 2017 VAT changes

A number of VAT changes are to be introduced from 1 January 2017 in Norway. These include: Importers will be able to defer payment of import VAT by reporting the input and output VAT simultaneous...Continued

Portugal 2017 VAT changes

The 2017 Budget has been approved by Parliament. This included a number of VAT changes applicable from 1 January 2017. These included: Introduction of VAT deferment (via reverse charge) on import...Continued

French 22% VAT possibility

The prospect of a 2% VAT increase in France – from 20% to 22% - has been raised by presidential-favourite Francois Fillion. The former prime minister won last month’s Republican party nomination. H...Continued

Italy VAT refund changes

Italy has guaranteed to provide VAT refunds for claims made by non-resident tax payers within 4 months of the claim submission. VAT recovery claims under the EU 8th VAT Directive for Italian VAT su...Continued

Non-EU e-retail faces 40% EU VAT & customs hikes

The European Union has announced this week that it will scrap the VAT and customs exemptions for small packages delivered by non-EU e-commerce businesses.  The change is scheduled for 2021. The cha...Continued

EU e-commerce VAT plan

On 1 December, the European Commission issued a range of measures to simplify the EU VAT regime, and make compliance easier for e-commerce. These will need to be agreed in full with the 28 member stat...Continued

Poland VAT e-filings

Poland is to introduce compulsory online filings for a range of VAT-related submissions from 1 January 2017. The affected filings include: VAT-7; VAT; VAT-7K-7D; and the summary information VAT and...Continued