Regulatory Analysis

Posted March 22, 2023 by Dilara Inal
Ghana: More taxpayers included in the e-VAT system

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) introduced the e-VAT invoicing system in October 2022 with the first group consisted of 50 taxpayers as a pilot group. GRA announced the second group of taxpayers, and their implementations will start after the completion of the first phase and be completed by the end of 2023. With the e-VAT […]

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Posted March 17, 2023 by Marta Sowińska
Poland KseF: Draft legislation postpones e-invoicing mandate to July 2024

On 15 March 2023, the Ministry of Finance published a second draft legislation introducing certain changes to the KSeF e-invoicing system in Poland. This draft considers comments gathered during the public consultation which was completed in December 2022. Some of the points covered by the draft legislation are: The e-invoicing mandate is officially postponed with […]

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Posted March 15, 2023 by Stephanie Melhem
Sales Tax on Low Value Goods in Malaysia Postponed

The Malaysian Sales and Service Tax Royal Malaysian Customs Department announced the postponement of the imposition of sales tax on Low Value Goods to a date to be determined later. As discussed in our previous post on this topic, the tax on low value goods was scheduled to take effect on April 1. The announcement, […]

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Posted March 13, 2023 by Dilara Inal
Germany: Mandatory e-invoicing update

During a conference held on 10 March 2023 as a part of “Berliner Umsatzsteuertag”, the Federal Ministry of Finance announced their plans for mandatory B2B e-invoicing which will not be coupled with continuous transaction controls (CTCs) for domestic B2B transactions. Germany has applied for a derogatory decision from the European Commission to implement a mandatory e-invoicing regime and […]

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Posted March 10, 2023 by juliaolienyk
City of Philadelphia Requires Notice of Earned Income Tax Credit

The City of Philadelphia enacted a requirement that an employer provide employees and non-payroll workers who reside or work in Philadelphia with a notice of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC Notice must be provided to the employee or worker at the same time the federal form W-2, 1099, or comparable form is […]

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Posted March 10, 2023 by Radhika Akhil
Missouri Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday Now Includes All Locals

Missouri holds its annual sales tax holiday on Energy Star certified appliances (Show Me Green) from April 19 to April 25. Starting in 2023, all local sales and use taxes are exempted during this time, where previously locals had to choose to opt into this holiday. For more information, please reference RSMo Section 144.526 as […]

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Posted March 10, 2023 by Stephanie Melhem
Sales Tax on Low Value Goods in Malaysia Effective 1 April 2023

Effective 1 April 2023, Malaysia will be extending Sales Tax to sales of imported goods with a sale value of RM500 or less. Malaysia defines low value goods as “goods or class of goods from outside Malaysia that are sold in the online marketplace at a price of not exceeding RM500 and brought into Malaysia […]

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Posted March 10, 2023 by Alec Webb
The District of Columbia has released the 2023 EFT Payment Guide

The District of Columbia has released its 2023 Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payment Guide. There have been no changes from the 2022 publication. To view the D.C. 2023 EFT Payment Guide, please click here.

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Posted March 8, 2023 by Inês Carvalho
Belgium: Parliament proposes changes in Periodic VAT Declarations and Payments

On February 7th, 2023, the Belgium Parliament published a bill aimed at improving the processing of periodic VAT returns and payments. Among the proposed measures, the bill provides for use of a substitute VAT return by the tax authorities when the taxpayer has failed to submit their VAT return within 3 months of the legal […]

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Posted March 8, 2023 by Victor Duarte
Spain: Public Consultation Related to B2B Mandatory e-Invoicing Launched

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation (Ministerio de Asuntos Económicos y Transformación Digital) has launched a public consultation on the upcoming B2B e-Invoicing mandate to improve the participation of citizens in the procedure of elaboration of norms, prior to its development. This public consultation is carried out through the web portal of the […]

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Posted March 7, 2023 by Dilara Inal
Kenya: Rolling out of the software for e-invoicing

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) announced the second phase of the Tax Invoice Management System (e-TIMS). KRA aims to enhance the experience of taxpayers in managing their tax invoices. Under this phase, KRA will provide a software version of the system in order to allow additional ways of transmitting electronic invoices to KRA on a […]

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Posted March 7, 2023 by Marta Sowińska
Belgium: first phase of the Broader Tax Reform has been launched

March 2, 2023, The Minister of Finance, Vincent Van Peteghem, launched the proposal for the first phase of the broader tax reform in Belgium. The proposal, among different tax measures, introduces the general obligation for B2B e-invoicing and reporting, which aims to reduce the country’s VAT gap. As previously communicated by the Belgian administration, the […]

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Posted March 7, 2023 by Carolina Silva
South Korea: Introduction of Self-Billing Invoices

South Korea’s latest Tax Reform proposal has recently been approved, and introduces several new measures for the year 2023, among which is the possibility of issuance of self-billing VAT invoices. The tax reform amended article 71-2 of current South Korean VAT law in order to allow the issuance of invoices for the supply of goods […]

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Posted March 7, 2023 by Erik Wallin
Texas: Reduced Sales Tax Rate Proposal

Texas Senate Bill 1000 would cut the 6.25% sales tax down to 5.75% starting October 1. Under the proposal, the new rate would amount to a reduction of a half cent. This bill seems to have bipartisan support and the backing of the governor. Updates will be posted here on the Regulatory Feed as they […]

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Posted March 7, 2023 by Bradley Feimer
South Dakota Revises Remote Sellers Threshold

Effective July 1st, 2023, South Dakota Senate Bill 30 revises the remote seller thresholds for those who must collect and remit sales and use tax for the current or previous calendar year by removing the 200-transaction threshold. The law was signed by the governor on February 9th, 2023. More information concerning the legislation may be […]

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Posted March 3, 2023 by Carolina Silva
Hungary: Real-Time Invoice Reporting 3.0 Updates Technical Documentation

The Hungarian Tax Authority published in the test environment of the platform an update of the API documentation: Online Invoicing System 3.0 Interface Specification adding new ERROR message to be introduced in the Online Invoicing System. This blocking validation error refers to INVALID_LINE_OPERATION (Error 60) triggered where “MODIFY” is specified in the value of the […]

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Posted March 2, 2023 by Joanna Hysi
Greece myDATA: Postponement of data transmission deadlines

The Deputy Minster of Finance jointly with the governor of IAPR have in a recent press release announced a Decision amending the myDATA law (L. 1138/2020), whereby the deadlines for transmitting certain data generated in 2021, 2022 and 2023 are postponed, thus giving business more time to collect the data and transmit them according to […]

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Posted March 2, 2023 by Dilara Inal
India: New Invoice Reporting Portals

The Indian Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has announced that new Invoice Reporting Portals (IRP) have been onboarded. IRPs act as a bridge between the taxpayer (or their Accredited Service) Providers and the tax authority backend platform called the GST Portal for the purposes of e-invoice issuance. Until the new 4 were IRPs announced, […]

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