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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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EBIT – EU Commission adopts Communication on Taxation of the Digital Economy


On 21 September 2017, the European Commission (EC) issued a Communication (non-binding, strategic policy paper) on the taxation of the digital economy. The Communication will serve as a basis for further discussion among EU leaders at the Tallinn EU Digital Summit of 29 September. Continue reading