VAT Roundup

New Rules for Digital Sellers in the US… Change is in the offing for sellers of digital downloads into the USA. Many US states levy sales taxes on digital products such as software, videos, and games. Some have sought to implement an equivalent of the EU VOES system and force out-of-state retailers selling downloads into…

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VAT updates from across the globe

Colombia VAT on e-services July 2018 Colombia has imposed VAT on electronic services to their consumers by non-resident providers, which will come into effect on 1 July 2018. The national tax and customs authority, DIAN (Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales) requires foreign providers to VAT register. DIAN also require the reporting of any income…

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VAT Q&A

We will try every issue to have a Q&A session with someone in an interesting VAT-related field. We are kicking off with Alex Mann, who is an indirect tax recruitment consultant with Harvey John, who will be telling us something about the indirect tax jobs market. What is the funniest/oddest thing that has happened to you in your career? When…

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Argentina Looks To VAT To Fund Corporate Tax Cuts

Recent reports indicate that Argentina is expected to comprehensively reform value-added tax (VAT) by removing several tax breaks and exemptions. Specific measures are expected to be tabled soon but it is anticipated that because of expected 10% cuts to the corporate income tax rate (bringing Argentina closer to regional competitors) VAT exemptions in the country…

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