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UK's COVID-19 VAT Payment Deferral Scheme Ends

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, July 3, 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released guidance for businesses following the end of the VAT payments deferral scheme on June 30, 2020. Read Full Story


EU Approves Italian COVID-19 Tax Breaks

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, July 3, 2020

The European Commission has approved under state aid rules four Italian tax schemes to support companies and self-employed workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Read Full Story


Ireland Releases Stamp Duty Guidance On Related-Party Transactions

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Irish Revenue has updated its guidance on stamp duty to clarify a number of issues related to the conditions for companies to avail themselves of associated companies relief. Read Full Story


Netherlands To Restrict Excessive Borrowing From Own Companies

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Dutch Government has submitted a bill to parliament that will restrict the amount that shareholders can borrow from their own companies without the imposition of tax. Read Full Story


Switzerland Rules Out Tax Changes For Blockchain Technology

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Swiss Finance Department has said that changes to tax law are not currently needed in response to developments in distributed ledger technology and blockchain. Read Full Story


France Provides SMEs With More COVID-19 Tax Relief Measures

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The French Government has presented to the Council of Ministers a third amendment to the Finance Bill for 2020, which provides additional support for businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Read Full Story


Cyprus Announces More COVID-19 Tax Breaks

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Government of Cyprus has announced a number of new tax support measures for businesses, including a value-added tax rate cut for tourism accommodation providers and restaurants. Read Full Story


Malta Adds To Online Tax Services For VAT, PAYE

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Malta's Commissioner for Revenue announced on June 1, 2020, that it has launched five new online forms for businesses regarding payroll taxes and value-added tax. Read Full Story


UAE Adapts Economic Substance Rules To COVID-19

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Malta Explains COVID-19 Tax Impact For The Self-Employed

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Malta's Commissioner for Revenue has released tax-related guidance for self-employed taxpayers receiving the COVID wage supplement. Read Full Story


Netherlands Clarifies COVID-19 VAT Concessions

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, May 28, 2020

On May 25, 2020, the Dutch tax authority said that taxpayers receiving assessment notices for not submitting a value-added tax return on time can apply for a three-month filing extension. Read Full Story


Australia Flags Contrived Tax Avoidance Arrangement

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

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Australian Taxation Office has issued a Taxpayer Alert on mischaracterized arrangements and schemes connected with direct foreign investment into Australian businesses. Read Full Story











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