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India – The GST Council finalises date of implementation for e-way bill system


The GST Council held its 24th meeting via video conference on Saturday, 16 December 2017. In the meeting, the Council finalised the dates for implementation of e-way bill system. The decisions taken in the meeting are as under: Continue reading


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EU – mini one stop shop expanded for distance sales provider


On 5 December 2017, the Council adopted new rules making it easier for online businesses to comply with VAT obligations.

Part of the EU’s ‘digital single market’ strategy, the proposals are aimed at facilitating the collection of VAT when consumers buy goods and services online. Continue reading


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Italy EU Presidency priorities for the period 1 of July to 31 of December 2014


Italy took over EU Council Presidency  on 1 July 2014 for the following 6 months. Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi presented Italy’s  priorities to the new Members of the EU Parliament  and the formal programme has now been released.

In the area of indirect taxation, the Italian Presidency will Continue reading