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Portugal e-invoice Factura VAT assessments in COVID-19 crisis

Portugal is to switch its Value Added Tax assessments to using transactional information gathered by its e-invoice system, e-Factura. Portugal has recently delayed again filing and payment dates for V...Continued

Bahrain COVID-19 VAT measures

Bahrain has introduced Value Added Tax easements to recognise the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus epidemic. The National Bureau for Revenue has announced a delay on June VAT returns from...Continued

Ecuador VAT delays for coronavirus

Ecuador has gazetted easements on Value Added Tax compliance to assist businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. The measures are limited to small enterprises, and airlines, holiday operators, agricultur...Continued

Portugal VAT coronavirus measures

Portugal has announced a range of payment easements and other support for businesses. In the second quarter of 2020, VAT payments may be paid as follows by businesses with a turnover not exceeding €10...Continued

UK 300,000 businesses face 7 July VAT bill

HMRC has confirmed that it will end its three-month VAT payments holiday on 30 June 2020. This means over 300,000 VAT registered businesses will have to face their first VAT payment deadline on 7 July...Continued

EU 2021 closing the delivery VAT avoidance loophole

As part of the 1st July 2021 EU Ecommerce Package, EU member states have agreed to close a delivery loophole being exploited by some ecommerce sellers to avoid charging and reporting foreign VAT on di...Continued

Oman VAT introduction early 2021

Oman is set to introduce Value Added Tax in early 2021 according the Economics Ministry. Oman would be the fourth of six Arab Gulf states to introduce VAT as part of a 2016 VAT union agreement....Continued

Ireland COVID-19 tourism and hotels VAT cut?

Ireland is reviewing reducing its tourism and hospitality Value Add Tax rate from 13.5% to 9.5% to support the business during the coronavirus pandemic. Any announcement may come next week from the co...Continued

Malaysia service tax measures for COVID-19

Malaysia has introduced a number of service tax measures to help companies during the coronavirus outbreak. Service Tax on accommodation and hotel services have been cut from 6% to zero. This has also...Continued

Digital Services Tax DST Global Tracker

Digital Services Taxes (DST) are turnover taxes on gross revenues from the sales from a range of digital services or goods. They are levied by governments on both resident and foreign suppliers (selli...Continued