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Greece cuts restaurant and hotel VAT

The Greek government has proposed cutting VAT on a number of services. Food and drink services from the standard 23% rate to the reduced 13%. ...Continued

Barbados VAT changes

The Barbados 2019 national budget includes a range of VAT changes...Continued

Belgium cuts e-book VAT to 6% Apr 2019

Belgium is the latest EU state to announce a reduction in its VAT rate on e-books, online journals and similar digital publications. Electronic books VAT has now been changed from the standard rate 21...Continued

South Korea foreign e-services VAT extension

South Korea is to extend the non-resident VAT obligations on digital service from 1 July 2019. ...Continued

US Maryland marketplace sales tax collections Oct 2019

Maryland has become the latest US state to pass legislation requiring online marketplaces to collect sales tax on behalf of out-of-state (non-resident) sellers using their platforms. The new law will ...Continued

Lithuania VAT rate cut to 18%

The Lithuanian parliament is considering a proposal to cut the standard VAT rate from 21% to 18%. It was last raised from 19% to 21% in September 2009 during the financial crisis....Continued

US Arkansas remote sellers sales tax Jan 2020

Arkansas is to require out-of-state sellers to collect and charge sales tax on transactions with local consumers. The new legislation also imposes marketplace collection obligations on online platform...Continued

Austria VAT registration threshold rise

Austria is proposing to increase its VAT registration threshold from €30,000 to €35,000 per annum. The plan was introduced as part of a wide range of tax reliefs by the Federal Ministry of Finance on ...Continued

Italy new marketplace e-commerce VAT reporting

The Italian Revenue Agency has proposed deferring its recent marketplace deemed supplier VAT rules until 2021, when the rest of the EU will act in unison. However, it is instead planning on introduci...Continued

US California sales tax on out-of-state e-commerce

California approved this week legislation to make out-of-state retailers liable to charge and collect sales tax on consumer sales. The extension of the tax net to non-resident e-commerce sellers is ba...Continued