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Lebanon VAT reliefs for COVID 19

  • May 2, 2020 | Richard Asquith

Lebanon has offered a second round of Value Added Tax reliefs to help companies during the coronavirus crisis.

The Q1 VAT returns filing, and payment deadline has been extended from 20 April to 15 May. The Ministry of Finance had already suspended these filings in March pending confirmation by the Council of Ministers.

Other tax easements have been introduced. Follow Avalara’s live global coronavirus Covid-19 VAT measures tracker.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.

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