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BANGLADESH: Implementation of the VAT and Supplementary Duty Act 2012 as of July 1st 2019

The reduced VAT rate and tariff value system are to be revoked in order to implement the single VAT rate system. However, it has been reported that the National Board of Revenue may implement multi-tier VAT rates instead of a single rate. Continue reading

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EU – Council agrees short-term VAT fixes as from 1 of January 2020

euro-comPlease find attached a press release as published last week by the European Council. This concerns so called “Quick Fixes” aimed to be implemented as per 1 January 2020 (and as an interim step towards a definitive EU VAT system). Due to the numerous discussion around the definition, the “Certified Tax Person (CTP)” concept has been postponed and will likely be part of the definitive VAT regime.

On 2 October 2018, the Council agreed on four adjustments to the EU’s current VAT rules to fix specific issues. Continue reading

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Upcoming Webcast – EU – European Commission’s proposed VAT changes for digital businesses

webcastI would like to invite you to the next event in the PwC global indirect tax webcasts series.

Adapting to a changing environment – European Commission’s proposed VAT changes

 On 1 December, the European Commission released its latest legislative proposals on the removal of VAT obstacles to e-commerce in the Single market. Continue reading

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Greece – increase of VAT rate as per 1 of June 2016 approved by parliament

747723_web_R_K_B_by_lunad_pixelio.deThe proposed increase in the standard VAT rate from 23% to 24% was approved by the Greek Parliament yesterday (22 May) and will take effect from 1 June 2016. The Bill introducing the VAT rate increase also provides for the abolition of the special 30% reduced VAT rates in the islands of Syros, Thasos, Andros, Tinos, Karpathos, Milos, Skyros, Alonnisos, Kea, Antiparos and Sifnos, where the new 24% standard rate will apply from 1 June.

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Live webcast: What do the 2015 VAT changes to ecommerce, telecoms and broadcasting mean to you?

28 January 2013

Do you sell services to consumers? Are they electronically supplied? Are your customers in the EU? Are you ready for the B2C VAT changes?

Webcast details – how to attend

We will be live from 11:00 (GMT) on Monday 28 January 2013 .

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