EU –  Public Consultation on e-commerce – consumer input required

Since most of us will fall within the category of people who purchase goods online of which some will also come from outside the EU, may I suggest that you  take a few minutes and complete the questionnaire to voice your opinion how the future of e-commerce should look like.

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EU: Public Consultation on e-commerce imports – your voice is needed

The European Commission is working on an integrated and innovative overhaul of EU rules governing e-commerce transactions from third countries.

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Public country-by-country reporting by big multinationals: EU co-legislators reach political agreement

EU Council reached a provisional political agreement with the European Parliament’s negotiating team on the proposed public CbCR Directive this week.

Further details will be shared in the coming days but for now, please find the link of the press release from the EU Council.

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SGS: Regional Indirect Tax Manager 100%

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description

Working as a core member of our Group Finance team, you will manage and support the digitization of our tax reporting, e-invoicing and e-accounting systems. Partnering with our local and corporate IT and Finance teams, you will lead digital taxation projects across SGS’s European affiliates.

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EU: Fit for the digital age : hearing with Margrete Vestager, European Commissionair

On Tuesday 23 of March European Parliament subcommittee on taxation hold hearing with Margrete Vestager, Executive VP of the European Commission for a Europe fit for the Digital Age. Interesting inside to be listen too.

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EU – How you can contribute to a better world of future tax

The Commission of the VAT Expert Group has now launched the public consultation on “Improving the Situation of EU Citizens as Taxpayers for Direct and Indirect Tax”, available in 23 languages:

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EU – new e-commerce rules – fact sheets

The EU Commission has published fact sheets in relation to the new rules, please find the links below, they are very useful.

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EU: Introduction of a zero rate for COVID vaccines and test kits throughout the EU

As the first month of 2021 has passed, it’s becoming clear that the roll-out of vaccines and large scale testing will play a significant role in governments’ responses to the ongoing global pandemic. In support, the EU Council last year green-lighted a proposal to allow Member States to apply a temporary zero rate to COVID-19 vaccines and test kits.

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UK – Brexit – Intrastat requirements

According to the latest information issued on Intrastat requirements by HMRC, one have to differentiate between the following flows where Intrastat declarations will still be required for UK resident business and foreign businesses with a UK VAT registration:

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UK/EU – Brexit as per 1 of January and what does it mean

As you know, the EU and UK reached a Brexit deal on the 24th of December 2020.

This deal does not mean “business as usual”. UK is no longer a part of the EU customs union which means that customs declarations needs to be filed when importing and exporting goods both in UK as well as the EU.

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