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France extends B2G e-invoices

From 1 January 2019, France extended to small and mid-sized businesses the obligation to submit VAT electronic invoices only on government supplies. This affects vendors from 10 to 250 employees...Continued

Ireland calls for Brexit import VAT deferment

An Irish accountancy body group has proposed introducing an import deferment scheme ahead of the UK’s potential no-deal Brexit on 29 March 2019...Continued

UK MTD pilot extends to partnerships and flat rate scheme

The UK’s HMRC has announced that it has extended its Making Tax Digital for pilot testing to partnership and flat rate scheme VAT returns....Continued

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Mexico cuts border VAT rate

Mexico has reintroduced a reduced VAT rate on its US border. The current standard rate of 16% has been reduced from 1 January 2019 to 8% for businesses providing services in the Border Region. ...Continued

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Angola VAT implementation

Angola has confirmed plans to introduce VAT from July 2019, with only the largest tax payers obliged to charge the new consumption tax...Continued

EU implements VAT generalised reverse charge

The EU VAT Directive has been updated from 1 January 2019 to introduce a voluntary generalised reverse charge measure on domestic transactions in member states...Continued

UK MTD deferral requires HMRC approval

From 1 April 2019, over 1 million UK businesses will be required to file their VAT returns via HMRC’s new Making Tax Digital (MTD) API-portal. This will require accounting software or specially enable...Continued

Greece delays island VAT hike

Greece has again delayed the withdrawal of subsidized VAT rates on five islands. The 30% discount to the country’s standard rate of 24% and reduced rates of 13% and 6% applies to...Continued

US Texas Sales Tax economic nexus

Texas has become the latest US state to implement Sales Tax obligations on out-of-state (non-resident) merchants. ...Continued

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2019 VAT changes

Value Added Tax and Goods and Services Tax rate and regime changes come into effect on 1 January 2019...Continued