27 June 2019
World VAT/GST News - June 2019

The chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Negeria confirmed the introduction of a 5% withholding value added tax on all e-commerce goods and service transactions...

05 June 2019
World VAT/GST News - May 2019

From 1 July 2019, Costa Rica is introducing VAT at 13% on the provision of electronic services by non-resident companies.

24 April 2019
World VAT/GST News - April 2019

Qatar is now expected to be the fourth Arab Gulf state to introduce VAT at 5% from January 2020, this follows Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain...

20 February 2019
World VAT/GST News - February 2019

On 01.01.2019, Bahrain established a portal for electronic registration as part of the introduction of VAT on the Arabian Peninsula. Non-resident companies must register via the online portal if they carry out taxable transactions in Bahrain...

23 January 2019
World VAT/GST News January 2019

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13 December 2018
World VAT/GST News - December 2018

Malaysia

From 1 January 2019, the Malaysian tax authorities confirmed that it will amend its current Sales and Service Tax (SST) legislation in order to apply SST to online services supplied by non-resident (foreign) companies...

26 November 2018
World VAT/GST News - November 2018

Bahrain 

The Bahraini government has voted in favour of implementing Value Added Tax (VAT) at a rate of 5% from 1 January 2019...

29 October 2018
World VAT/GST News - October 2018

India now requires all electronic marketplaces to retain a GST lump sum of 2 % of the trader transactions and to remit the amount to the tax office. Thus, online marketplace operators need to register for GST purposes in every Indian state to which supplies are made. Further details, regarding the declaration and payment procedure, have yet to be published...

19 September 2018
World VAT/GST News - September 2018  

 From 1 January 2019, the Russian parliament approved a rise in the standard rate of VAT from 18% to 20%....

15 August 2018
World VAT/GST News - August 2018

The Uruguayan tax authority recently confirmed that VAT at 22% is applicable on the sale of e-services to consumers by non-resident businesses in the country...

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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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