Regulatory Analysis


 
Posted December 6, 2021 by Victor Duarte
SPAIN: Government approves preliminary draft law introducing B2B e-invoice mandate

The draft law for the creation and growth of companies introducing mandatory B2B e-invoices for companies and freelancers in the country has been approved by the Government and now will continue its legislative process in Congress. The obligation for taxpayers above a certain threshold may be in force as early as February 2023 if the draft law […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Maine Released 2021 Electronic Specifications for Forms 1099 and W-2G

Maine recently released 2021 Electronic Specifications for Forms 1099 and W-2G. The most notable changes include: • Added sections: Due Date (pg. 3) and Forms Required (pg. 4). • Penalty: Any person who is required to file an information return in accordance with 36 M.R.S. §5242 and who fails to do so on or after […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Nebraska Releases Updated Form 941N and Form 501N

Nebraska recently updated forms 941N and 501N for tax year 2021. Form 941N is the Nebraska Income Tax Withholding Return, used for employers to report withholding to Nebraska. Form 501N is for Nebraska Monthly Income Tax Withholding Deposit. The most notable changes are below. 941N • Various wording changes • Taxpayers under the ImagiNE Nebraska […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Robert Beck
Nebraska Releases Updated Forms W-3N and Amended Form W-3N

Nebraska recently released updated versions of its Form W-3N and Amended Form W-3N, the Nebraska Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld and the form for sending an amended W-3N. Several minor grammatical changes were made this year, but there were a few notable changes to both forms and instructions which are detailed below: • Line 5 […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Connecticut Releases Updated Instructions for Filing and Paying Taxes Electronically

Connecticut recently updated instructions for Filing and Paying Taxes Electronically or IP 2021 (5). This publication was previously IP 2020(6). The most notable changes are detailed below. • List of tax types available to file through DRS myconneCT expanded to include everything except those covered by TSC including alcoholic beverages, bottle deposit, public services taxes, […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Jesse Rooney
Ohio Revises W-2/1099 Reporting Requirements for Tax Year 2021

Ohio has announced a series of revised requirements for reporting W-2s and 1099s to the state for tax year 2021, reporting in 2022. All filers issuing 10 or more Forms W-2 and/or 1099-R will now be required to remit those forms using the Ohio Business Gateway. Previously, the electronic filing threshold for Forms W-2 and […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Nebraska Releases Updated Circular EN for 2022

Nebraska recently released the 2022 version of the Nebraska Circular EN. A partial revision of this publication was released in 2020, however this is the first full revision since 2017. The Nebraska Circular EN is the state’s guide on income tax withholding for wages, pensions and annuities, and gambling winnings. The most notable changes are […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Robert Beck
Kansas Releases 2021 Filing Specifications

Kansas recently released its filing specifications for the 2021 tax year. These include the EFW2, KW-2 CSV, K-99 IRS 1220, KW-3/KW-3E, and 1099-CSV formats. Of the five sets of specifications, all but the 1099 CSV remained unchanged for the 2021 tax year. For the EFW2, KW-2 CSV, K-99 1220, KW-3/KW-3E specifications, the only change to […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Illinois Releases Electronic Transmission Guide for 2021 Forms W-2G and 1099 Filed in 2022

Description Illinois recently released an updated transmission guide for 2021 Forms W-2G and 1099s Filed in 2022. Most changes to the transmission guide are the result of consolidating information from other sources, clarifying information from the previous guide, or updating dates to reflect the new tax year. General Information. Illinois begins accepting 2021 W-2G and […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
ARKANSAS RELEASES W-2 and 1099 Specifications, 1099-NEC accepted through CFS

Arkansas has published its W-2 and 1099 specifications for electronic filing with the state. Forms 1099 and W-2 are due to Arkansas by January 31, 2021. For 1099s, electronic media will only be accepted by CD and DVD. Arkansas will no longer accept USBs. Federal Form 1099NEC is now part of the CFS Program for […]

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Posted December 3, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Italy: FatturaPA for cross-border flows to be postponed

The FatturaPA was expected to replace the Esterometro in January 2022. However, a last-minute addition to the country’s 2022 budget law might postpone the requirement until July 2022. The legislative process is ongoing, which means that the postponement is possible, but not officially decided.

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Posted November 30, 2021 by Coskun Antal
Greece myDATA: New schema and new API documentation (v1.04) have been published

The IAPR published new schema and API documentation (v1.0.4) for the myDATA eBooks. The changes implementing Decision A 1156/2021 (which amends the myDATA Law, 1138/2020) include: 1. A new fee code and new types of expense classification codes. 2. New “Combinations of Classifications” which explain the relation between Expense/Income Classification Type and Category. 3. New […]

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Posted November 29, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Germany: The new government identifies CTC controls as a policy objective

In an earlier post a few weeks ago, we wrote about how the recent German elections seem to have accelerated the country’s move towards a digital real-time VAT control system. In the coalition deal concluded on 24 November 2021, the new coalition government has identified VAT fraud as a policy question it intends to combat, […]

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Posted November 29, 2021 by Enis Gencer
Turkey Expands Scope of E-Documents

The Turkish Revenue Administration (TRA) published a Draft Communique that includes significant changes to the Tax Procedure Law General Communique No. 509, which initially aimed to unify all e-document regulations when it was published in October 2019. With the Draft Communique, the TRA will lower the current gross sales revenue threshold for mandatory e-fatura and […]

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Posted November 23, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Italy: New technical specifications published

Italy has published a new Provvedimento containing updates in the technical specifications of the FatturaPA. The new technical specifications eliminate mentions to Esterometro, introduce new codes for the AltriDatiGestinali block, and include new validations. The Provvedimento also clarifies that reporting cross-border invoice data through a FatturaPA is optional if a bolletta doganale had been issued, […]

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Posted November 18, 2021 by Ramón Frias
Bolivia: Tax Administration Issues a New Invoicing Regulation

The Bolivian tax administration of Bolivia (SNI) has issued the Resolution RND-102100000011, which regulates the new invoicing regime of the country. This new provision not only establishes the regulatory framework for electronic invoices, but also for all other types of physical invoices and the conditions for issuance, delivery, validation and archiving of those documents. According […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Robert Beck
Wisconsin Releases 2021 W-2 and 1099 Specifications

Wisconsin recently released the 2021 version of its Publication 172, the Annual W-2, 1099-R, 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, and W-2G Electronic Reporting. Few changes were made to the document itself and no changes were made to the actual specifications portion of the publication. The most notable changes are detailed below: • Updated revision from 11/20 to 10/21 […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Ramón Frias
Paraguay: New Timeline for Implementation of the e-Invoicing Mandate

The tax administration of Paraguay (SET) has issued a new resolution 95/2021 establishing the deadlines for certain taxpayers to start issuing electronic invoices and for others to join to the voluntary program that has been running for a while. According to this new resolution, all taxpayers that are part of the pilot program as indicated […]

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