Author: Timur Feinstein

Recent VAT Compliance Updates: November 2015

November 30, 2015, 1:15 pm EST in Blog

European UnionProposal for a Unified VAT Return StalledOn September 27, 2015 the European Commission published a Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and SocialCommittee and the Committee of the Regions entitled “Commission Work Programme 2016 - No Time for Business as Usual.”Therein, the...

Taxing Digital Products: Different Approach Across the Pond

May 12, 2015, 5:01 pm EST in Blog, Indirect Tax, Value-Added Tax

Applying the correct indirect tax on sales of downloaded or online products presents a considerable challenge for global companies. This article endeavors to offer a brief overview of the different approaches taken in the United States (“US”) and the European Union (“EU”) regarding the proper tax treatment of such items....