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Palestine VAT package COVID-19

  • May 3, 2020 | Richard Asquith

The Palestine Authority Ministry of Finance has introduced a number of Value Added Tax measures to assist taxpayers during the coronavirus downturn. These include:

  • VAT assessment and pending court cases are suspended
  • VAT clearance certificates will be prolonged on those expiring on 1 March
  • No delayed filing return penalties

Other tax easements have been introduced. Follow Avalara’s live global coronavirus Covid-19 VAT measures tracker.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.

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