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Suriname launches VAT 2018

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  • May 12, 2016 | Richard Asquith

Suriname launches VAT 2018

The South American state of Suriname is to delay the planned imposition of VAT in 2018.  This is part of a plan agreed with the International Monetary Fund.

VAT will eventually replace the current Sales Tax. There are also a Consumer Tax and a Services Tax.

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 is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's 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.