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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


EU Finance Ministers Issue Joint Statement On Digital Taxation

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The finance ministers of France, Germany, Italy, and Spain have put their names to a statement calling for countries to reach an agreement on solving the tax challenges of the digital economy by the end of 2020. Read Full Story


EU Green Lights E-Commerce Transaction Reporting Rules

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The European Council has approved new rules for the exchange of VAT payment data relating to cross-border e-commerce transactions. Read Full Story


OECD Provides Update To G20 On BEPS Work

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 20, 2020

In a new report for G20 ministers, the OECD has provided an update on its work to tackle tax base erosion and profit shifting relating to multinational businesses. Read Full Story


France Confirms Postponement Of DST Payments

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 20, 2020

France's Directorate General of Public Finance confirmed in a statement issued on February 10, 2020, that companies liable for the country's digital services tax can delay payment of upcoming installments of the tax until December 2020. Read Full Story


Turkey Issues Draft Guidance On Digital Services Tax

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The Turkish tax authority has published a draft communique on the application of the digital sales tax, which is set to come into effect on March 1, 2020. Read Full Story


France Confirms Digital Tax Delay

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, January 27, 2020

On January 22, 2020, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire confirmed that France will suspend collection of its digital services tax this year to prevent the United States from applying retaliatory tariffs on a range of French goods. Read Full Story


US State Maryland Considering Digital Advertising Tax

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com Washington

Monday, January 27, 2020

On January 8, 2020, a bill was introduced in the Senate of the US state of Maryland that would impose a tax on revenues associated with digital advertising derived in the state. Read Full Story











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