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Norway – SAF-T status update


The Standard Audit File for Tax is increasingly adopted within European countries. Even if SAF-T in Norway has been subject to preparatory works and an ongoing debate since 2014, it still raises a lot of questions due to lack of information from the tax authorities. Continue reading


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Saudi Arabia – VAT registration in KSA will start in September 2017


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Saudi Arabian General Authority for Zakat and Tax (GAZT) announced that VAT registration will start in September 2017 and deadline for registration will vary depending on the size of the potential taxable businesses. Continue reading


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KSA – Update on the deadline for the registration


I would like to inform you about the following changes regarding the deadline of the registration:

The registration portal will open from 28th August after which point you have a few months to register ahead of VAT launch in January 2018. Continue reading


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Germany: Deadline for Requesting a Permanent Filing Extension for VAT Returns in 2016


744717_web_R_K_by_Jasmin Staab_pixelio.deThe German Finance Ministry now offers companies with VAT filing obligations in Germany the opportunity to request permanent filing extensions via its online portal ELSTERONLINE.

The permanent filing extension enables companies to postpone indefinitely their monthly/quarterly VAT return filing deadlines by one month. Continue reading