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Greece primes for VAT e-invoice 2020

The Greek Finance Ministry is to launch a pilot of its proposed e-invoice regime in the second quarter of 2019. The plan is to require real-time invoice clearing by VAT registered businesses for B2B a...Continued

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Zambia delays Sales Tax replacement of VAT till 2020

Zambia has postponed for the third time this year the replacement of the existing Value Added Tax system with a Sales Tax. The new turnover tax will now be implemented on 1 January 2020 instead of 1 S...Continued

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Albania live invoice reporting 2020

Albania is to require all taxpayers to submit B2B and B2C invoices in real-time from 1 January 2020. From 2020, all invoices must be live reported to the tax authorities. All filings and supporting re...Continued

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Oman denies delay of VAT till 2021

The Arab Gulf state of Oman's Ministry of Finance has denied a delay for the implementation of a 5% VAT regime until 1 January 2021. The potential postponement is due to slow economic performance and ...Continued

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Saudi Arabia drops VAT fiscal representative

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) has dropped the requirement for foreign VAT-registered businesses to appoint a local fiscal representative. The measure was implemented on 18 J...Continued

Croatia cuts hospitality VAT to 13%

Croatia is to reduce its Value Added Tax rate on the hospitality sector from 25% to 13%. This will cover café, restaurant and hotel services, excluding alcohol. Hotel accommodation is already at the 1...Continued

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Mexico foreign e-commerce VAT proposal 2020

The Mexican Senate is to be presented with a proposal to levy 16% VAT on digital services purchased on non-resident platforms. This would affect online platforms including Uber, Netflix and AirBnB. ...Continued

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Uzbekistan levies VAT on e-services 2020

Uzbekistan is to become the latest country to require foreign providers of electronic services to charge Uzbek VAT at 20%. The new measures will apply from 1 January 2020....Continued

Romania proposed VAT cut to 16% 2020

The Romanian Senate is considering cutting the country’s standard Value Added Tax rate from 19% to 16% on 1 January 2020. The reduced VAT rate would also be reduced from 9% to 5%....Continued

Poland delays VAT split payments till Nov 2019

Poland has again postponed the implementation of the VAT split payments regime, this time until 1 November 2019. The measure had already been delayed from July to September earlier this year....Continued