Tag Archives: European Commission

EU VAT
25 Jan

EU VAT News

EU Member States to work collectively to stamp out VAT fraud Towards the end of 2017 the European Commission released new tools intended to make the European Union’s value-added tax system more resilient to fraud. The package comprises of numerous changes to how Member States will communicate and co-operate with one another, it will modify

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EU VAT
24 Jan

EU Tax News

VAT ‘Split Payment’ benefit questioned by the EU A European Commission study into the benefits of ‘Split Payments’ as a VAT collection tool, aimed at battling VAT fraud, has cast doubt on the cost / benefits. The study concludes that the administrative and technology costs of running, tracking and reporting on such a scheme would

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19 Dec

Norway Tax News

Norwegian government proposes super reduced VAT rate In October, 2017, the Norwegian government presented its plans for the 2018 budget declaring an increase of the super reduced rate from 10% to 12%. This super reduced VAT rate applies to cultural services, for example, cinema admission, museum admission and hotel accommodation, and public transport. If this

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EU VAT
15 Dec

EU Tax News

Weaponising VAT in 2018! Brexit VAT fraud. Austerity restrictions. Arab states panic on VAT. Global tax wars. Brexit – Are you getting ready for Armageddon? The impending trading model for post-UK Brexit looks as uncertain as on the date of the 23rd June, 2016 referendum. Certainly, with the membership of the Single Market and Customs

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EU VAT
14 Dec

EU VAT News

EC provides insight on important reforms of EU VAT The European Commission (EC) has circulated information on a new set of reforms to the current EU VAT framework, with the aim of tackling tax evasion and decreasing friction for businesses that trade cross-border. Currently, the VAT system was designed and instigated alongside the creation of

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EU VAT
26 Oct

EU e-Commerce NEWS

e-Commerce has evolved rapidly as consumers’ appetite for simple and instant buying continues to grow. This means that regulators have been struggling to keep pace with these advancements. In particular the taxation of e-Commerce has presented significant challenges to governments and organisations around the world, with multiple regulatory obstacles slowing down the process of decision-making,

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