News from IVA members

19 December 2016
Germany – Current legislative Amendments to VAT Law

Some legislative amendments, which primarily apply to the formal law but will also impact on VAT, will enter into force by the turn of the year...

22 November 2016
Important VAT Information from Poland - November 2016

The Polish Parliament is currently processing a bill to amend the VAT Act of 11 March 2004. The proposed changes involve the rules entitling taxpayers to deduct from output VAT ...

20 October 2016
UK - To tackle E-Commerce VAT Fraud

The UK government has now been given new powers in order to prevent VAT evasion committed by non-compliant, non-EU businesses that sell goods online in the UK...

20 October 2016
Poland – New Draft Amendment to the VAT Act

On the 22nd of September 2016 the Minister of Finance presented a new draft amendment to the VAT Act. According to the plan, the amendments would come into force from ...

20 October 2016
Luxembourg - Directors' fees subject to Luxembourg VAT

On 30 September 2016, the Luxembourg VAT authorities released the long-awaited Circular on the VAT treatment applicable to directors' fees...

20 October 2016
News from Italy - October 2016

The national tax authority has delivered some guidelines concerning the rules on the requests of VAT refund that were modified by Legislative Decrees n. 156 e 158 of ...

20 October 2016
Germany – Invoice Correction with Retroactive Effect

On 15 September 2016 the ECJ published two fundamental judgments. As a result, the German fiscal authorities, as well as the tax courts, now need to rethink many cases...

22 September 2016
Portugal - Refund of Excise Duties on Diesel Fuel

The Portuguese Government introduced a refund regime for the reimbursement to road transport companies of a proportion of the Excise Duties paid on Diesel Fuel used in ...

22 September 2016
Poland – Ministry of Finance published Application to File SAF-T Files

Recently the Polish Ministry of Finance published on its webpage an application to file SAF-T files for VAT registers together with the manual for the application and sample file in ...

22 September 2016
Germany – Transfer of an Asset to a Partnership

If an asset is transferred to a partnership, from a VAT perspective, this can be considered to be a transaction against remuneration or free of charge...

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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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Update from the GST Council Meeting – India

In the 35th Meeting of GST Council under the able leadership of Chairperson and Union Finance...

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News from Accountancy Europe - July 2019

Johan's latest contribution to Tax Journal on what's been going on recently in Brussels...

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