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Avoid the Brexit import VAT trap - Delivered Duty Paid DDP

After 31 December 2020, anyone selling goods to consumers or businesses between the UK and EU will face import VAT, potential tariff bills and customs declarations for the first time. You can choose t...Continued

Extra Brexit VAT registrations to avoid fines and keep trading?

To avoid major tax fines, most UK and EU sellers will have to apply for additional VAT numbers to continue selling after 31 December 2020 – the end of the Brexit transition period. They will lose one ...Continued

Saudi Arabia e-invoice consultation

The Saudi Arabia General Authority of Zakat & Tax (GAZT) has opened a public consultation on introducing electronic invoice regime....Continued

Don’t get your Brexit commodity codes or tariffs wrong

If you want to continue selling goods cross-border between the UK and EU after 31 December 2020, you will have to learn about commodity codes. If you cannot accurately match your goods to the right co...Continued

Brexit Internal Market Bill – the 3 issues

The UK government is planning to give itself new powers to override elements of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement via a new piece of legislation, the Internal Market Bill (‘the Bill'). The issues at sta...Continued

Post-COVID VAT and GST reform – righting the wrongs

Value Added Tax, Goods and Services Tax and U.S. sales tax are having a ‘good’ coronavirus crisis. But let’s seize the momentum to improve and simplify the world’s most popular tax....Continued

World turns to VAT cuts on coronavirus COVID-19 threat

Countries are turning to emergency tax cuts to support their stuttering economies under the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat. VAT is the popular stimulant as it can be adjusted overnight and boosts consu...Continued

Greece VAT measures for coronavirus

The Greek government has introduced a number of VAT measures to help businesses cope with the COVID-19 epidemic. ...Continued

Argentina updates withholding VAT on digital services

Argentina’s Federal Administration of Public Revenue has provided the latest updated list of digital services providers subject to withholding VAT. The obligation for payment providers to withhold VAT...Continued

France delays VAT groups to 2023

France is to postpone the option for related companies to form VAT groups, with a single, unified VAT return. There is already a basic grouping system in place. The introduction of a full VAT groupin...Continued