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Sweden To Probe E-Commerce And Rental Income Declarations

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Swedish tax authority has announced that it will be expending more resources this year on ensuring businesses fully declare income from e-commerce and taxpayers report income from home rentals. Read Full Story


Digital VAT Regimes Vital To Buoy Countries' Tax Takes: Report

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The OECD has released its annual Consumption Tax Trends report, which highlights that with VAT rates at an all-time high, governments should ensure they have effective VAT frameworks in place to tax e-commerce. Read Full Story


UAE Clarifies VAT Rules For E-Commerce

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, November 30, 2020

The United Arab Emirates' Federal Tax Authority has clarified the value-added tax rules that apply to e-commerce transactions. Read Full Story


France To Collect Its Digital Services Tax This Year

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

French Minister of Finance Bruno Le Maire has reportedly said that France intends to collect the country's digital services tax in December 2020. Read Full Story


UAE Issues Guide On E-Commerce VAT Obligations

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, August 21, 2020

The United Arab Emirates' Federal Tax Authority has released a new guide on the value-added tax rules for e-commerce and the digital economy. Read Full Story


US Announces Tariffs On French Goods In Response To DST

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com Washington

Friday, July 17, 2020

The Office of the US Trade Representative has announced that the US will impose additional duties of 25 percent on imports of certain French products from next year in response to the country's decision to introduce a digital services tax. Read Full Story


US Withdraws From International Digital Tax Talks

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com Washington

Friday, July 3, 2020

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a congressional hearing on June 17, 2020, that the US Government has withdrawn from international negotiations on new global tax rules for digital companies at the OECD. Read Full Story


Czech Republic May Delay Digital Tax And Lower Rate

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Czech Government is considering whether to delay the introduction of a proposed tax on the provision of digital services and alter its design. Read Full Story


France To Press On With Digital Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, May 28, 2020

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that the Government intends to introduce a digital services tax this year. Read Full Story


EU Defers E-Commerce VAT Package In Light Of COVID-19

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, May 15, 2020

The EU will postpone the entry into force of its VAT e-commerce package and will defer certain filing deadlines under the Directive on Administrative Cooperation due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Story


Spain Legislates For Digital Services Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The Spanish Government has published the draft bill to introduce a digital services tax in Spain, beginning the formal parliamentary process needed to introduce the measure. Read Full Story


Turkey Introduces New Digital Services Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

On March 1, 2020, Turkey's recently approved tax on certain digital services went into effect. Read Full Story











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