Tag Archives: VAT Fraud

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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11 Jan

UK Tax News

Lawmakers in the UK reject proposed amendment to Brexit legislation A proposed amendment to Brexit legislation has been voted against by the lawmakers in the UK. This legislation would have replaced a clause seen as ‘ambiguous’ for a clear message that UK courts should temporarily follow rulings from the European Court of Justice after Brexit.

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04 Jan

France updates anti-VAT fraud software from January 2018

Further to our information on 6th October, 2017, regarding the introduction by France of an anti-VAT fraud software, the French tax authorities have decided to modify this condition in order to simplify it. The amendment will be subject to new legislation, which was published near the end of 2017. This new legislation will only be

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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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13 Jun

Poland – Automatic De-registrations

Over 35,000 businesses in Poland have been de-registered by the tax authorities in the last few months. This is expected to continue in the coming months as part of an anti-VAT fraud initiative. If you are VAT registered in Poland, amavat Europe recommend checking your VAT registration to make sure that you are indeed still

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