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Nigeria split payment VAT e-commerce

The Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service has revealed plans to levy VAT on e-commerce transactions via bank payment split payments. The policy change comes as an ongoing tax amnesty has failed to d...Continued

Norway confirms mandatory SAF-T Jan 2020

Norway is on track to become the latest country to impose mandatory Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) for businesses from 1 January 2019. Norwegian SAF-T will only be required on demand from the tax...Continued

Polish VAT split payments 1 Sep 2019

The Polish Ministry of Finance is drawing up plans to introduce mandatory split payments on B2B transactions from 1 September 2019. The plan had been to enforce the anti-VAT fraud measure from 1 Janua...Continued

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India Simplified GST Returns Jul 2019

The new simplified Goods and Services Tax return is to be launched 1 July 2019. This will require just one GST return per month for most businesses....Continued

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Angola launches 14% VAT 1 Jul 2019

Angola has confirmed that its implementation of a new Values Added Tax regime will go ahead on 1 July 2019. The indirect tax will replace the existing turnover tax of 10%, which is levied without the ...Continued

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Swiss relax VAT foreign income disclosures

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority is to relax the complex rules on non-resident tax payers disclosing their worldwide income for VAT compliance....Continued

EU TNA anti-VAT fraud tool goes live

All EU member states will start today to share live VAT cross-border transactional data on the Transaction Network Analysis (TNA) tool. The aim is to rapidly identify and tackle VAT fraud. ...Continued

Hungary SAF-T proposal

The Hungarian tax authority is considering launching a pilot for Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T), the global schema for the exchange of transactional data with the tax authorities. This may launc...Continued

Spain cuts e-book VAT rate to 4%

Spain has proposed cutting its VAT rate on digital publications from 21% to 4%....Continued

Russia B2B e-services VAT easement

Russia is to allow B2B customers of non-resident providers of digital services to withhold VAT payments. This relieves the cash collection and remittance obligation of the provider, although they must...Continued