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EU VAT number registration: What You Need To Know

Introduction If your business is operating or selling goods to EU member states, you are obligated to apply for an EU VAT number registration. Furthermore, depending on the services or goods you sell, you may also need to register in multiple EU member states. The registration requirements vary from country to country but all follow […]

UK VAT Rate Cuts

UK VAT Rate Cuts in Hospitality and Tourism Extended

This week, HMRC extended its UK VAT rate cuts on hospitality and tourism to the 31 March 2021. Originally the VAT rate cut would be granted till 13 January 2021 but will now be extended by a further two months.  The lowered VAT Rates have been in effect since 15 July 2020 and were slashed […]

Provincial Sales Tax in Canada

Should Your Business Be Paying Provincial Sales Tax in Canada?

Foreign businesses may be liable to provincial sales tax in Canada. However, because the legislation is changing quickly and it’s not at a national level, keeping track of how you’re meant to remain compliant is difficult. This article highlights the requirements for provincial sales tax registration in Canada. Background Provincial Canadian tax authorities have either […]

Distance Selling EU VAT Thresholds

Distance Selling EU VAT Thresholds

Distance selling is when a non-resident company sells goods to EU consumers via the internet so for any e-commerce businesses, it’s important to understand the distance selling EU VAT threshholds. It’s one of the most common situations that result in needing a Foreign EU VAT registration. Why is a VAT registration required for distance selling? […]

Digital Services VAT in Argentina

Everything You need to know about Digital Services VAT in Argentina

With Argentina’s recent update of non-resident companies that should be subject to VAT on their provided digital services, it’s important to note the ins and outs of digital services VAT in Argentina.  Recent developments around Digital Services VAT in Argentina This week, Argentina’s VAT authority (AFIP) published its updated list of non-resident digital service providers […]

Ireland's Recent VAT changes

A Guide to Applying Ireland’s Recent VAT Changes

In light of their recent VAT rate cuts, the Irish tax authorities have released a guide to applying Ireland’s recent VAT changes.  It includes the procedures for VAT registered traders in light of the recent changes to the VAT rates.  Ireland announced a temporary VAT rate cut in July in a bid to stimulate the […]

VAT compliance for eCommerce in the UAE

VAT compliance for eCommerce in the UAE: What to know if you’re a foreign business

If you need a guideline to vat compliance for eCommerce in the UAE then you’ll be happy to know that earlier this week (august 2020), the United Arab Emirates’ Federal Tax Authority released its new guide on how to navigate VAT compliance around eCommerce and digital services. The VAT guide (VATGEC1) goes through all the […]

Japanese Consumption Tax on digital services

What You Need To Know: Japanese Consumption Tax on digital services

We’ve put together this quick guide to Japanese consumption tax (JCT) on digital services. This will help any foreign businesses that may be providing digital or electronic services to Japanese consumers.  Background to Japanese consumption tax on digital services In 2015 Japan’s National Tax Agency (NTA) amended the consumption tax act to correctly levy consumption […]

Austria's VAT registration requirements for Amazon Sellers

Austria implements VAT registration requirement for Amazon Sellers

Austria’s VAT registration requirements for Amazon Sellers Amazon has implemented a VAT registration requirement for retailers selling items in Austria. Retailers need to upload their  Austrian VAT number on Amazon’s Seller Central by December 31, 2020. If they fail to adhere to the requirement, they risk suspension of their account. The eCommerce giant is now […]

Ecuador vat on digital services

Ecuador: VAT on Digital Services kicks in September 2020

Ecuador: VAT on Digital Services kicks in September 2020 From the 16 September 2020, there will be a VAT (12%) obligation on Digital services. Non-resident providers of digital services may register with the Ecuadorian tax authority but this is not mandatory. The new law was published in the official gazette on 31 December 2019 and […]

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