24 April 2019
European VAT News - April 2019

From 1 January 2020, the Netherlands will cut the VAT rate applicable on e-books from 21% to 9%...

25 March 2019
European VAT News - March 2019

Council Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/2077 of 20 December 2018 has granted Belgium an authorization to continue to exempt from VAT those taxable persons whose annual turnover is no higher than EUR 25 000. The authorization is granted until 31 December 2021...

20 February 2019
European VAT News - February 2019

In order to avoid tax losses, Austria plans to make electronic marketplaces more responsible for the collection of VAT...

23 January 2019
European VAT News - January 2019

Belgium

From 1st January 2019, tax payers may opt to apply for VAT on professional rent, only when the construction of the respective building started as from 1st October 2018...

13 December 2018
European VAT News - December 2018

Bulgaria

From 1st January 2019, tax payers may opt to apply for VAT on professional rent, only when the construction of the respective building started as from 1st October 2018...

26 November 2018
European VAT News - November 2018

Ireland

From 1 January 2019, Ireland will raise the VAT rate on tourism services from 9% to 13.5%.

29 October 2018
European VAT News - October 2018

The Austrian Federal Tax Court has ruled that a VAT number for performing intra-Community operations cannot be requested by an entity whose transactions fall under the special scheme for small entrepreneurs...

19 September 2018
European VAT News - September 2018

From 1 January 2019, the Dutch tax authorities will increase the reduced VAT rate from 6% to 9%...

15 August 2018
European VAT News - August 2018

In Austria the standard VAT rate is 20%. Two different reduced VAT rates (10% and 13%) are also applied....

19 July 2018
European VAT News - July 2018

Austria

From 1 November 2018, the Austrian government will amend its VAT law to reduce the VAT rate applied on hotel accommodation to 10%...

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IVA Meeting with HMRC

The meeting, which took place in London in February, was very much a follow-up and review of the progress made since the previous meetings in relation to in particular but not exclusively on the certificates of status required by the UK authorities in the context of 13th Directive (non-EU) claims...

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Refund of VAT charged before the withdrawal date in the UK

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News from Accountancy Europe - April 2019

EU s environment Ministers have discussed the prospect of EU-level aviation taxes at their most recent Environment Council meeting. The discussion was initiated by Belgium, who wants to see action taken at the European level...

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