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Switzerland, UK Agree On Post-Brexit Trade Relationship

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The UK and Switzerland have signed a trade continuity agreement that will serve as a basis for their trading relationship after Brexit. Read Full Story


UK Urges Businesses To Prepare For VAT Process Disruptions

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 18, 2019

The UK Government has released VAT guidance for businesses on how existing IT processes will be impacted should the UK leave the EU on March 29, 2019, without a deal. Read Full Story


Ireland To Allow Firms To Postpone Accounting For Import VAT

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Ireland's Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe, on February 6, 2018, confirmed that the Government proposes to introduce a system of postponed accounting for VAT should there by a no-deal Brexit. Read Full Story


Businesses Welcome Int'l Push For Digital Tax Solution

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Businesses have welcomed confirmation from the OECD that countries have committed to a seek an international agreement on the taxation of the digital economy, rather than pursue unilateral measures. Read Full Story


Australia Explains Tax Disclosure Obligation On Largest Firms

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Australian Taxation Office has issued an e-brief on how companies can assess if they are required to submit a reportable tax position schedule. Read Full Story


Seychelles Brings Tax Perks Into Line With Int'l Standards

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Seychelles says that the OECD has found the territory to have made sufficient reforms to comply with its BEPS Action 5 standard on harmful tax regimes. Read Full Story


UK Legislates For Postponed Import VAT Accounting

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The UK Government has published, and tabled before the House of Commons, The Value Added Tax (Accounting Procedures for Import VAT for VAT Registered Persons and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Read Full Story


New Indonesian E-Commerce Tax Obligations From April

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Monday, January 28, 2019

Indonesia's Ministry of Finance has confirmed that online marketplaces and sellers must comply with VAT and income tax obligations set out in Indonesian in Regulation Number 210/PMK.010/2018 from April 1, 2019. Read Full Story


Ukraine To Launch Transfer Pricing Unit

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, January 21, 2019

On January 9, 2018, the Ukrainian State Fiscal Service announced that a new department dedicated to transfer pricing and international and large business tax issues will be established. Read Full Story


Belgium Introduces Optional VAT On Property Leases

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, January 21, 2019

On January 10, 2018, the Belgian Ministry of Finance reminded taxpayers letting and leasing certain real estate that they can opt in to the value-added tax regime. Read Full Story


UK Launches Profit Diversion Compliance Facility For MNEs

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, January 14, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs has announced plans and guidance for a new Profit Diversion Compliance Facility, which is intended to support multinational companies concerned about their transfer pricing arrangements to resolve any issues with the tax agency. Read Full Story


Canadian Tax Regime To Be Enhanced From 2019

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, December 28, 2018

Canada's small business tax rate will be reduced from 10 percent to nine percent from January 1, 2019, as part of a suite of new year tax changes. Read Full Story











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