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Malaysia SST on foreign e-services 2019

Malaysia is to extend Sales and Services Tax liabilities to non-resident providers of electronic services...Continued

EU adopts e-book VAT harmonization

The European Union has formally ratified the right of member states to harmonise their VAT rates on electronic books and publications...Continued

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Bulgaria raises intrastate thresholds 2019

Bulgaria is to increase the threshold declaration threshold from 1 January 2019 ...Continued

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Slovakia hotel VAT cut to 10%

The Slovakian VAT rate for hotels and similar accommodation services is to be reduced from the standard VAT rate ...Continued

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Malta is to become the first EU member state to harmonise its VAT rate on digital books and online journals

Malta is to become the first EU member state to harmonise its VAT rate on digital books and online journals ...Continued

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Sri Lanka raises VAT registration threshold

Sri Lanka is to increase its annual VAT registration threshold from Rs 12 million...Continued

Poland ratifies SAF-T to replace VAT returns 2019

Poland has confirmed that mandatory VAT returns will no longer be required from January 2019. ...Continued

UK freezes VAT registration threshold till 2022

The UK Chancellor today announced that the £85,000 annual VAT registration threshold will be frozen for a further two years. There is already a 2-year freeze in place until 2020. So this new extension...Continued

EU Parliament votes to cap VAT at 25%

The European Parliament has requested an amendment to Commission VAT reforms to include a maximum cap on the EU standard VAT rate of 25%. Currently there is no upper limit, but only Hungary, with a ra...Continued

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Indonesia may impose marketplace tax number checks

Indonesia is considering requiring online marketplaces to validate the tax numbers (NPWP) of third party sellers operating on their e-commerce platforms. The government has been considering making the...Continued