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HMRC warns digital companies on new Brexit VAT obligations

HMRC is writing to thousands of UK, US and other international sellers of digital services to warn them to now VAT register in another EU state in readiness for a no-deal Brexit. This covers their sal...Continued

Belgium warns UK businesses to appoint Brexit Fiscal Representative

The Belgian tax authorities are contacting all UK businesses with a Belgian VAT registration that they must appoint a local Fiscal Representative as a result of the UK leaving the EU on 29 March 2019....Continued


Angola agrees July 2019 14% VAT implementation

The Angolan parliament has approved the implementation of a 14% VAT regime from July 2019. This will replace the existing Consumption Tax, which has no right to deduct through the production chain....Continued

Sweden cuts e-book VAT to 6% Jul 2019

Sweden has joined the growing group of EU countries which is cutting its VAT rates on electronic books....Continued

Luxembourg cuts e-book VAT to 3%

Luxembourg has agreed to lower its VAT rate on electronic books from the standard rate of 17% to the super reduced rate of 3%. The move follows the agreement between EU states to permit the harmonisat...Continued


Bahrain VAT return

The Bahrain National Bureau for Revenue has published the standard VAT return following the introduction of the 5% consumption tax at the start of 2019....Continued

What can we expect from the Brazilian Tax Reform

With the transition of Government at the beginning of this year, much has been said about the possible tax changes that the Federal Government will propose in order to increase revenues. ...Continued

German delays Marketplace USt 1 TI Tax Certificate

The German Bundesministerium der Finanzen has delayed to 15 April 2019 the requirement for online marketplaces to have captured their third-party sellers’ new Tax Certificates. The marketplace USt 1 T...Continued

Czech VAT live B2C electronic reporting of revenues

The Czech Republic is moving to launch the fourth phase of roll out of live electronic reporting of retail cash and credit card payments by consumers in person or online....Continued

Poland gets EU go ahead on VAT split payments

Poland has received approval from the EU to impose mandatory VAT split payments from 1 July 2019. The approval is temporary, lasting until February 2022....Continued