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France To Introduce VAT Requirements For Online Marketplaces

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 27, 2019

On September 23, 2019, the French Government outlined a number of measures that will be included in the 2020 Finance Law to ensure the payment of value-added tax on items bought by French residents from online marketplaces. Read Full Story


Austrian Parliament Approves Digital Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 27, 2019

On September 19, 2019, the lower house of the Austrian parliament approved the first part of a package of tax reforms that will introduce a digital tax as well as bring about changes to certain value-added tax rules. Read Full Story


More US States To Tax Remote Sales From October

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com Washington

Friday, September 27, 2019

Many US states will begin to impose sales and use tax obligations on remote sellers and marketplace facilitators from October 1, 2019, largely in response to the United States Supreme Court's landmark decision in the Wayfair case. Read Full Story


Netherlands Planning Slower But Deeper Corporate Tax Cut

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

On September 17, 2019, Dutch State Secretary for Finance Menno Snel presented the Government's 2020 Tax Plan to the House of Representatives. It includes revised plans for corporate tax cuts. Read Full Story


Exporters Urge Int'l Reform To Simplify VAT Compliance

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce has warned that micro-, small-, and medium-sized businesses' growth prospects are being stymied by complex indirect tax regimes. It has released an issues brief that is intended to contribute towards international reform talks being led by the World Trade Organization. Read Full Story


Czech Republic Drafts Digital Services Tax Law

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, September 5, 2019

On September 5, 2019, the Government of the Czech Republic received from the Ministry of Finance draft legislation for the introduction of a temporary digital services tax, which was first announced in April 2019. Read Full Story


US And France Nearing Digital Tax Compromise

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Friday, August 30, 2019

The Governments of France and the United States are reportedly close to settling a dispute surrounding France's digital services tax. Read Full Story


USTR Stages Hearing On French Digital Tax Response

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, August 22, 2019

On August 19, 2019, the Office of the United States Trade Representative held an off-camera public hearing on France's recently introduced digital services tax, attended by three major technology firms. Read Full Story


Germany Approves VAT Cut For E-Books

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The German Cabinet has approved a proposal to reduce the rate of value-added tax on electronic publications. The rate is expected to drop from January 1, 2020. Read Full Story


Mauritius Gazettes Budget Tax Measures

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Mauritius has published in its Official Gazette legislation to enact measures announced in the territory's latest Budget, contained in The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2019. Read Full Story


Spain To Press Ahead With Digital Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Spain's acting Economy Minister, Nadia Calvino, said the Government will seek approval of legislation to introduce a digital services tax at the earliest opportunity. Read Full Story


Slovenia To Launch VAT Probe Into Consignees

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Slovenian tax authority announced on July 9, 2019, that it will increase tax compliance checks on companies carrying out certain services for foreign e-commerce platforms to ensure they are charging VAT when required. Read Full Story











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