VAT Latest News

Switzerland:  VAT rate reduced The Swiss tax office will be reducing their VAT rates with effect from 1st January 2018.  The normal VAT rate will be reduced to 7.7% and the special rate for accommodation will be 3.7%.  The reduced rate of 2.5% will remain unchanged. Norway: Translations required The Norwegian Tax Office has requested…

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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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IMF Peer-to-Peer tax proposals

The IMF (International Monetary Fund) has concluded in its recent Working Paper: Taxation and the Peer-to-Peer Economy that as the P2P economy continues to grow, thanks largely to improvements in technology, it has become an increasingly attractive option for users to make a living. Facets of the P2P economy now seep into everyday functions and…

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