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Posted 2 days ago by Gabriel Pezzato
Portugal extends the deadline for implementation of B2G e-invoices

A recently published official decision de facto amending the timeline for full Portuguese implementation of the Directive 2014/55/EU on electronic invoicing in public procurement has been published. According to the Despacho 129/2020-XXII, the Portuguese public administration will continue to accept B2G invoices in PDF format until June 2020. Until then, such PDF invoices will be considered legal […]

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Posted 2 days ago by Joanna Hysi
Israel on the road to Continuous Transaction Controls (CTCs)

Israel is planning to introduce a Continuous Transaction Controls reform, likely in the form of mandatory clearance e-invoicing. The proposed CTC model is currently expected to include a direct connection between the Tax Authority and businesses in real time for each transaction. The Israeli Tax Authority is reviewing the proposal and liaising with interested stakeholders to […]

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Posted 2 days ago by Jeff Gambold
Poland delays introduction of new JPK_VAT with the declaration to 1 July 2020

We recently reported that the new “JPK with the declaration” JPK_V7M (monthly) and JPK_V7K (quarterly) periodic VAT reporting files (a combined Uniform Control File and VAT Return) were due to be implemented from 1 April 2020 for taxpayers defined under Polish legislation as being large businesses. However, as part of a new “Anti-Crisis Shield” (Tarcza […]

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Posted 4 days ago by Muazzam Malik
UK MTD for VAT Digital Links soft landing period extended to 1 April 2021

HMRC  has informed Sovos that it is extending the soft landing period for MTD digital links until 1 April 2021, for all taxpayers. The effect of this is that businesses will now have until their first VAT return period starting on or after the 1 April 2021 to have digital links in place.  Our understanding […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Daniel Kostrzewa
British Columbia postpones new provincial sales tax registration requirement

As part of its Covid-19 Action Plan, British Columbia has postponed its previously announced expanded provincial sales tax registration requirements for Canadian sellers of goods as well as Canadian and foreign sellers of software and telecommunication services. These new requirements were supposed to go into effect on July 1, but instead have been delayed until […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Paul Ogawa
New Jersey Passes Extension for Health Coverage Filings

The New Jersey Department of Treasury recently issued updated guidance for health coverage filings, extending the due date for coverage providers to file their 1095 health coverage forms for tax year 2019 with the Department of Taxation. Health coverage providers will now have until May 15, 2020 to provide the necessary 1095 forms to the Department of […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Ramón Frias
SPAIN: Tax Administration starts the Pre-filling of Periodic VAT Returns

The Spanish tax administration (AEAT) announced on its website that it has started to pre-fill the periodic VAT return of certain taxpayers (Modelo 303), based on information these taxpayers supply via the SII. The service is called Pre303, and going forward, it will be available for the tax return of February 2020 that is due in […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Ramón Frias
Chile starts taxing foreign digital platforms

The Chilean congress enacted law 21.210, a tax reform bill that will have several implications for VAT compliance. Among the enacted changes, the supply of digital goods and services by foreign suppliers not established in Chile will be subject to VAT. When supplies are made to VAT registered taxpayers, these taxpayers will be responsible for […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Alex Samuel
Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission Adopts Uniform Sale Tax Code

Approximately 25 local governments in Alaska have signed an intergovernmental agreement establishing a Commission that will provide governance over a streamlined, single-level administration of sales tax collection and remittance. The Commission recently adopted their uniform sales tax code which includes provisions requiring remote sellers and marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales tax if their […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Jesse Rooney
Supreme Court Will Take Up ACA Challenge

The Supreme Court announced it would consider a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) colloquially known as Obamacare.  The legal challenge, brought by the Attorney General of Texas, seeks to overturn the landmark healthcare law.  The challenge proposes that since the ACA only passes constitutional muster through its tax implications, the 2017’s Tax Cuts and […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Ramón Frias
DIAN Proposes Regulation on Timing of Version 1.8 of UBL 2.1

The DIAN has released a new proposed resolution clarifying the timing surrounding the implementation of version 1.8 of the Technical Annex of the Electronic Invoice under UBL 2.1. The implementation deadline will begin on April 2020 for large taxpayers and extend to October 2020 for all others. This new resolution will also consolidate in a […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Ramón Frias
Colombia Enacts VAT Holiday

Colombia enacted a new tax reform that, among other things, establishing a future 3 day VAT Holiday. According to the provisions of Law 2010/2019, the government will allow retailers to sell clothes, electronics, sports equipment, toys and school supplies VAT free when purchased by final consumers using a credit card and where the sale is […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Ramón Frias
Mexico Enacts the 2020 Tax Reform

The Mexican Congress has approved the 2020 tax reform, The most important changes of this reform in relation to VAT is the establishment of a new system of the taxation of digital goods and services supplied by non-established entities to final consumers in Mexico. Under this new regime, foreign suppliers of digital goods and services […]

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Posted 4 months ago by Victor Duarte
Hungary Expands Scope of Real-Time Reporting

Since July 2018, taxpayers in Hungary have been obliged to disclose the data of electronic invoices issued for transactions with accounted VAT exceeding HUF 100,000 (approximately €300). This data must be transmitted to the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary (NAV) in a structured manner once the electronic invoice has been issued.  This fiscal obligation […]

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Posted 5 months ago by Elliot Shulver
IVASS Sets Italian Management Charge for Year 2020

The Institute for Insurance Supervision (IVASS) in Italy has published the management charge rate for the year 2020. It set the rate for 2020 at 4.12%. The management charge reduces the taxable basis applied to the Road Accident Victims Fund (RAVF) and Hunting Accident Victims Fund (HAVF) and is published annually in November.

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