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UAE VAT reclaims

The United Arab Emirates has issued guidance on its plans to allow non-resident companies to reclaim UAE VAT suffered. This follows the introduction of a 5% VAT regime at the start of 2018....Continued

Norway drops VAT recovery invoice requirement

Norway will no longer require non-resident businesses to provide supporting original paper invoices when making VAT recovery claims....Continued

Italy VAT filing deadline changes - Avalara

Italy has published delayed dates for upcoming Spesometro and Esterometro filings. ...Continued

Bolivia delays e-invoice to Aug 2019

Bolivia’s National Tax Service has delayed the introduction of an electronic invoicing system until 1 August 2019. The new e-invoicing regime had been scheduled to start at the beginning of March....Continued

Italy Brexit VAT guidance

Italy has issued guidance on the VAT treatment of goods movements with the UK in the case of a no-deal Brexit departure on 29 March 2019 of the UK from the European Union....Continued

Costa Rica digital services VAT Jul 2019

Foreign providers of digital services to Costa Rican consumers are to be included in the new 13% VAT regime being implemented from 1 July 2019....Continued

UK Brexit goods in transit import VAT

HMRC has provided guidance on the VAT treatment of goods-in-transit in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 29 March 2019....Continued


India raises GST threshold

India has increased the Goods and Services Tax (GST) registration threshold to INR 40 lakhs. This will apply from 1 April 2019. ...Continued


China cuts VAT from 16% to 13% 1 Apr 2019

China has confirmed it will reduce its standard VAT rate from 16% to 13% on 1 April 2019. ...Continued

UK MTD for VAT go ahead; delay on extension to other taxes

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, confirmed in his Spring Statement that Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will still go ahead on 1 April 2019 in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 29...Continued