News from IVA members

19 November 2019
Handbook on GST Provisions in India

This handbook will be useful for getting insight into the GST law of India.

25 October 2019
Poland - update

On 01.09.2019 the Polish tax authorities published the so-called "White List of Taxable Persons". This list contains, among other things, bank account numbers provided by taxable persons to the tax authorities. These account numbers have been verified by the STIR system...

25 October 2019
Lithuania - update

As from 1 August 2019, Lithuanian domestic reverse charge also applies to mobiles, tablets and laptops...

25 October 2019
HMRC - Service issues

Some agents trying to sign up overseas clients to the Making Tax Digital platform (MTD) are being incorrectly treated as UK based companies, therefore cannot complete the process...

25 October 2019
Germany - No VAT exemption for the operation of ATMs

Banks outsource some of their tasks to external service providers. Due to the (at least partial) VAT exemption of their output supplies, it is particularly important for banks that their service providers provide their supplies to the bank VAT-exempt...

25 October 2019
France - Finance Bill 2020. VAT and other measures

On 27 September 2019, the government presented the Finance Bill for 2020 (the Bill) (projet de loi de finances pour 2020). The key measures of the Bill regarding VAT and other measures are...

25 October 2019
Czech Republic - EU Commission approved request for generalized reverse charge mechanism

EU Commission approved the request of Czech Republic for possibility to use generalized reverse charge mechanism. If adopted, reverse charge application would be related to all domestic transactions above 17,500 euros, or equivalent 450,000 CZK...

25 October 2019
Cyprus - VAT on building land reduced to 5%

The Cyprus Council of Ministers decided earlier this month to reduce the VAT rate on building land from 19% to 5% in the form of a refund, under certain conditions...

25 October 2019
Portugal - Guidelines on the new invoicing rules

The Tax Authorities published on 2nd October the generic guidelines on the new invoicing rules, confirming that non-established VAT registers must only adopt certified invoicing software in 1.01.2021 (dependent on legislation to be transposed).

27 September 2019
VAT group: new legal regulation in Germany

The Federal Ministry of Finance has suggested changing the German VAT regulations as regards VAT groups (Federal Ministry of Finance, key issue paper of 14 March 2019). One significant proposed innovation is...

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IVA Meeting with the Portuguese Tax Authorities

The International VAT Association (IVA), represented by its President, Stephen Dale, and Board Member, Fátima Gouveia, met with the representatives of the Portuguese Secretary of State for Tax Affairs and of the Portuguese VAT Authority on the 9th of July 2019, in Lisbon. The IVA thanked the authorities for meeting with us at short notice.

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News from IVA members

Handbook on GST Provisions in India

This handbook will be useful for getting insight into the GST law of India.

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News from EC

News from the EU - October 2019

The European Commission decided today to send a reasoned opinion to Italy following its failure to communicate national transposition measures around the place of supply ofservices and on rules governing invoices for VAT purposes as required by EU law...

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