In a circular letter dated April 23rd 2018, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (FMOF) repealed the German tax authorities’ previous simplification regulation for the so-called intra-Community movement of own goods in the border area (Section 1a.2(14) of the German VAT Application Decree [Umsatzsteuer-Anwendungserlass, or UStAE]). Continue reading
Determining the customs value of goods is a challenge at the best of times – and even more so in the wake of a recent European Court of Justice decision jeopardising the practice of determining customs values on the basis of transfer prices. We have decided to hold a free webinar to help you tackle the inherent conflict. Continue reading
The German customs authorities tightened the conditions for Swiss based companies to apply for a payment deferral account. In the past it was possible to apply for such an account without having to found an independent subsidiary in Germany. Continue reading
Software company SAP has certified PwC’s Taxmarc software solution. This is SAP’s way of guaranteeing the solution’s quality and compatibility. As a result, the customers of SAP can implement the solution without encountering problems in their SAP systems. Continue reading
Transfer pricing is a leading risk management issue for global businesses but probably equally a source of opportunities to “set things right”.
Explore PwC’s Transfer Pricing Perspectives for more HERE.
It is not a surprise that the whole world is getting more and more digital, but it is important to acknowledge that so are also the tax authorities in requirements they now set forth towards taxpayers. Continue reading
Treasury has released a second exposure draft legislation on the Government’s integrity measures to extend the GST to imported digital products and other services. The exposure draft also seeks comments on provisions to give effect to the announced measure relating to GST cross-border business to business transactions and the ‘connected with Australia’ rules.
Treasury has noted that as a result of feedback from consultation (including feedback from a number of international suppliers that have had experience in dealing with similar provisions in other jurisdictions), changes have been made to the content of the earlier exposure draft. This is especially in relation to the Australian Consumer test and also the operation of the intermediary provisions. Continue reading