9/29/2023 The Municipality of Skagway passed a resolution declaring the period of October 1, 2023, through March 31, 2024, as a sales tax holiday for local purchases. The sales tax holiday applies to all retail sales that physically occur within the local and is not applicable to remote sellers. The resolution may be found here.
The Malaysia Inland Revenue Board has published updated e-invoicing guidelines, which are now on version 2.0. The update includes details on new topics, namely transactions with buyers, disbursement and reimbursement, API overview, cybersecurity, currency exchange rate, cross-border transactions, self-billing, and others. Additional documentation was also published, namely an e-invoicing Data Catalogue, which provides for the […]
September 13, 2023 The Thailand Department of Revenue recently published P.C.S 32.2023. The memo provides the Thailand Cabinet passed a resolution on September 13, 2023, approving an extension of the reduced 7% VAT rate until September 30, 2024. Further information may be found here.
As the Cypriot Tax Department announced on September 20, 2023, the temporary zero VAT rate that applies to basic food and consumer items such as bread, milk, eggs, baby foods, baby and adult diapers, and female hygiene products has been extended by six months. The temporary zero VAT rate, previously set to expire on October […]
The Council of Ministers, which is the highest executive authority at a federal level, approved today a preliminary draft law that introduces mandatory B2B e-invoicing in the country. The draft introduces changes to the Value Added Tax Code to introduce a requirement for the issuance of structured electronic invoices between taxpayers. The requirement will cover […]
9/28/2023 The City and Borough of Sitka Assembly has approved a resolution providing November 24 and November 25, 2023, as sales tax-free days. This holiday applies to all sales made within the City and Borough, except any sale of fuel, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, marijuana, and any sale that is part of a continuing obligation […]
On September 25, 2023, the tax authority in Mexico (SAT) published Version 3.0 of the Carta Porte Supplement on its portal with some adjustments. With Version 3.0, among other adjustments, we can see as the most relevant the incorporation of 7 catalogs: RegimenAduanero, RegistroISTMO, SectorCOFEPRIS, FormaFarmaceutica, CondicionesEspeciales, TipoMateria and DocumentoAduanero. For foreign trade operations, fields […]
The Bulgarian Tax Office (“National Revenue Agency” or “NRA”) announced on its website, on September 20, 2023, that payments to the NRA should be paid to new bank accounts. The new bank accounts will be implemented for payments beginning in October 2023. There will be five bank accounts where taxes, social security and health payments, […]
The Romanian Ministry of Finance published draft legislation proposing new budgetary measures among which is the implementation of the highly anticipated electronic invoicing mandate. Even though the draft legislation maintains the January 2024 roll-out date previously approved by the EU Council, it proposes an invoice reporting system to operate in the first 6 months, with […]
Greece’s Ministry of Finance announced in a press release (“Specification of the economic initiatives presented by the Prime Minister at the Thessaloniki International Fair”) on September 19, 2023, that the Ministry and the Greek tax authority, AADE, have started a dialogue with the European Commission to discuss the conditions required for Greece to implement a […]
Following the previously announced delay to the mandatory online submission and direct debit settlement of IPT in France until 2025 at the latest, the General Directorate of Public Finances has now confirmed that this transition will take place with effect from January 1, 2024. This means that IPT liabilities incurred in the January 2024 period […]
As of October 1, 2023, Laos will impose VAT registration requirements on foreign providers of digital goods, digital services, and digital platform services. According to the most recent guidelines from the Ministry of Finance, both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) transactions are within the scope of these requirements. “Digital platform services” refer to e-commerce transactions […]
Virginia’s Governor recently signed budget bill HB 6001 for fiscal years 2023-2025. The legislation provides for a combined sales tax holiday to occur October 20-22, 2023, and extends recurring August annual sales tax holiday provisions until 2025. Further information may be found here.
Livingston Parish, Louisiana has adopted a new ordinance creating a “Pink Tax Exemption” from its local sales tax that takes effect on October 1, 2023, and lasts through June 30, 2025. The new exemption applies to non-commercial sales of feminine hygiene products and diapers, the same products as those already exempt from the state’s sales […]
The Indian Goods and Services Network (GSTN) has announced an updated enforcement date for the time limit to send e-invoices to the IRP. As of November 1, 2023, taxpayers with an annual turnover of at least Rs 100 Crores will not be able to send e-invoices older than 30 days to the IRP. All document […]
France is in the process of implementing a Continuous Transaction Controls (CTC) system which introduces mandatory e-invoicing for domestic B2B transactions and e-reporting obligations. In a recent meeting of the Communauté des Relais, the tax authority announced more details surrounding the previously communicated postponement of the B2B e-invoicing mandate in France. While the formal dates […]
The IRS recently released an updated Publication 1586. The guidance on missing taxpayer identification numbers (TINs) and incorrect TINs has been updated to reflect final Treasury Regulations related to forms 1095-B and 1095-C that were published earlier this year. Additionally, a note has been added to clarify the de minimis rule. Publication 1586 can be […]
This month, the IRS released the first W-2C update since 2014. Aside from Copy A, W-2C is now fillable. There were several changes to the Copy D Employer Instructions. Employers are cautioned against sending IRS.gov printed forms to the SSA. A reference to the old 250 form electronic filing threshold was removed and replaced by […]