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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

France marketplace VAT liabilities and split payments

France is proposing to make online marketplaces responsible for the remittance of non-EU merchants’ VAT on certain transactions from 2020. This would be one year ahead of 'deemed supplier' obligation...Continued

France live VAT invoice reporting consultation

France has announced a public consultation on implementing a live invoice reporting regime for B2B and B2C transactions. This would model the success of the Italian SdI pre-approval invoice real-time ...Continued

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