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Indirect Tax Archive

  • August 2017

    Vietnam’s tax reforms spell headaches for business

    August 31, 2017

    Vietnam plans to hike its VAT rate for the first time since the tax was introduced, bring in thin capitalisation rules and introduce a sugar tax. The changes will require a number of actions by businesses and some may also suffer long-term consequences.

  • Ukraine adapts registration of VAT vouchers to tackle fraud

    August 31, 2017

    A new mechanism of monitoring the registration of VAT vouchers has been launched in Ukraine to counteract VAT fraud by suspending the registration of risky VAT vouchers.

  • China pushing ahead with VAT reforms

    August 25, 2017

    The State Council is accelerating plans to optimise and integrate the various VAT rules into a single piece of legislation to foster economic development and reduce burdens on businesses. However, could a consolidated VAT law achieve certainty for businesses?

  • How Spanish SII is impacting companies: Duracell case study

    August 23, 2017

    Spain has introduced groundbreaking requirements for companies to file transactional data in near real-time. Joe Stanley-Smith examines the case study of global battery company Duracell to explore how companies are dealing with the extra workload from the Suministro Inmediato de Información (SII) legislation, one month on from its implementation on July 1 2017.

  • Avinash Persaud: The banker who designed FTT to tame City

    August 23, 2017

    Former managing director of State Street Bank and leading financial expert Avinash Persaud tells Salman Shaheen why he has designed a financial transaction tax (FTT) for Britain’s opposition Labour Party to help rein in the City of London.

  • Brazil looks to introduce VAT to ease compliance for corporates

    August 23, 2017

    Brazil is seeking to become the latest major economy to introduce a national VAT system to end the torturous system of multiple state taxes that is causing headaches for companies.

  • Sports Direct emerges victorious over HMRC in VAT ruling

    August 21, 2017

    Sports Direct has won an appeal ruling against the UK tax authorities in a VAT case concerning de-coupling. Adam Peacock of Baker McKenzie looks at why the company won and what this decision means.

  • eBay slaps businesses trading in UK with VAT

    August 09, 2017

    Since August 1, eBay has been charging VAT on its fees to businesses trading in the UK in a move to crack down on avoidance schemes. But do the measures go far enough?

  • How Spanish SII is impacting companies: Duracell case study

    August 03, 2017

    Spain has introduced groundbreaking requirements for companies to file transactional data in near real-time. ITR examines the case study of global battery company Duracell to explore how companies are dealing with the extra workload from the Suministro Inmediato de Información (SII) legislation, one month on from its implementation on July 1 2017.

  • OPINION: Business should get behind carbon taxes before the world burns

    August 03, 2017

    Disturbing reports on climate change show why the world must support carbon taxes, but they can also bring benefits for businesses, writes Salman Shaheen.

  • Businesses relieved as US scraps border adjustment tax proposal

    August 01, 2017

    The US government has decided to set aside controversial proposals for a border adjustment tax (BAT) in order to push ahead with tax reform and get a bill through Congress by the end of the year, but is this the end of the BAT and how will the government fund the revenue gap?

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