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Qatar VAT Jan 2020

Qatar is now expected to be the fourth Arab Gulf state to introduce a 5% VAT in January 2020. This follows Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain. ...Continued

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Nigeria VAT rise

The Nigerian government has announced plans to raise VAT from 5% to 8% this year. The increase may still only apply to a range of luxury goods. This will be confirmed later in the year....Continued

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Indonesia demands marketplace VAT data

Indonesia has become the latest country to require online marketplaces to share their third-party VAT data to help reduce fraud. From 1 April 2019, marketplaces will be required ...Continued

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Brazil VAT implementation proposals

The Brazil Special Committee on Tax Reform has published details of its proposal to replace the existing range of indirect taxes with a world-standard Value Added Tax regime...Continued

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China raises VAT registration threshold

China has raised its VAT registration threshold from 1 January 2019 from CNY30,000 to CNY100,000 for small businesses. The measure is temporary for the next two years...Continued

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Mexico cuts border VAT rate

Mexico has reintroduced a reduced VAT rate on its US border. The current standard rate of 16% has been reduced from 1 January 2019 to 8% for businesses providing services in the Border Region. ...Continued

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Angola VAT implementation

Angola has confirmed plans to introduce VAT from July 2019, with only the largest tax payers obliged to charge the new consumption tax...Continued

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2019 VAT changes

Value Added Tax and Goods and Services Tax rate and regime changes come into effect on 1 January 2019...Continued

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Uganda levies VAT on non-resident e-services

Uganda has announced plans to levy its 18% VAT on non-resident providers of digital and electronic services to consumers. This includes: ...Continued

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Bangladesh VAT implementation 2021

Bangladesh is planning to introduce an overhauled Value Added Tax regime in January 2021. ...Continued