Inside Indirect Tax

A monthly publication featuring global indirect tax updates from around the world.

Kent Johnson

Kent Johnson

Partner in Charge, Indirect Tax, KPMG (US)

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KPMG knows how important it is to stay current on global indirect tax developments, especially in countries where you currently do business or are looking to expand. That's why we developed Inside Indirect Tax: Global Updates from a U.S. Perspective.

Focusing on major indirect tax developments beyond U.S. borders,Inside Indirect Tax is designed for U.S.-headquartered tax professionals whose companies do business outside the United States.

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  • Global rate changes in Armenia, Greece, Norway, and Poland
  • Indirect tax updates in the Americas
    • United States: Optional liability waivers not subject to sales tax in Kentucky
    • Brazil: Overview of recently published indirect tax guidance
    • Costa Rica: Overview of recent VAT developments
  • Indirect tax updates in Europe, Middle East, and Africa
    • Bahrain: VAT return guidance published
    • Czech Republic: VAT treatment of meal vouchers clarified
    • Czech Republic: Proposal to introduce a digital services tax
    • European Union: VAT committee working papers
    • European Union: Supervisory board members and similar officials may not qualify as taxpayer for VAT purposes
    • European Union: Offshore jackup drilling rigs do not qualify as vessels used for navigation on the high seas
    • European Union: Scope of VAT exemption for medical services and reduced rate for medicinal products and medical devices clarified
    • Hungary: Advertisement tax compatible with EU law
    • Hungary: Propsed amendments to VAT law
    • Italy: Overview of recently published VAT guidance
    • Poland: Proposal to introduce mandatory VAT split payment system effective November 1, 2019
    • Russia: Overview of recent VAT developments
    • Ukraine: Overview of recently published VAT guidance 
  • Indirect tax updates in Asia Pacific 
    • Bangladesh: Amendments to VAT law including nonresident digital services provisions
    • Vietnam: Digital economy subject to tax effective July 1, 2020
  • Trade & Customs
    • European Union: New reduced dataset for declaration of low-value consignments
  • Additional developments covered in brief -  Albania, Angola, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, European Union,  Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Nepal, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom, and Uzbekistan. 

Inside Indirect Tax - August 2019

Global indirect tax changes and trends

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