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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


French Parliament Votes Through Digital Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

On July 11, 2019, France's proposed digital services tax received parliamentary approval, following approval also from the Senate. Read Full Story


Sweden To Make Marketplaces Liable For Evaded VAT

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Friday, July 5, 2019

On June 28, 2019, the Swedish Government announced that it has begun the legislative process to implement European Union e-commerce value-added tax reforms. Read Full Story


French Lawmakers Agree Digital Tax Law

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Friday, July 5, 2019

A joint committee of lawmakers from the French House of Representatives and the Senate has agreed on a bill to introduce a digital services tax in France. Read Full Story


Mauritius Overhauls Tax Regime In 2019-20 Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mauritius announced a multitude of changes to all areas of its tax regime in its 2019-2020 Budget, including international tax reforms; value-added tax changes; new corporate tax relief measures, including a new patent box regime; a regime for peer-to-peer lending; individual tax breaks; and a tax amnesty scheme. Read Full Story


Austria Announces Five Percent Digital Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Austrian Government announced on April 3, 2019, a package of tax measures aimed at the digital economy, including a five percent tax on revenue derived from the sale of digital advertising services and the removal of the low-value VAT exemption threshold. Read Full Story


Denmark Seeking To Modernize Labor Tax Rules

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, April 5, 2019

On March 25, 2019, the Danish Tax Ministry announced that it is studying ways in which the tax system can be adapted to new forms of employment and ways of working, with an emphasis on technological developments. 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


EU Issues Regulations On 2021 VAT Rule Changes For E-Commerce

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 14, 2018

The European Commission has published proposed implementing regulations for reforms to VAT rules for e-commerce that will be effective from January 2021. Read Full Story


Global CPA Body Calls For International Digital Tax Solution

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants has issued a policy paper calling for a multilateral approach to solving the tax challenges posed by the digital economy. Read Full Story











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