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Slovakia delays import VAT deferment

  • Sep 4, 2016 | Richard Asquith

Slovakia delays import VAT deferment

Plans to introduce import VAT deferment for importers into Slovakia have been delayed from the scheduled January 2017.

There is no proposed new date, indicated a long term shelving of the scheme designed to attract imports into the EU via Slovakia. The regime was set to mirror a highly successful Czech scheme, which has captured significant amounts of business for the Central European region.

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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 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.