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The VAT rules in the construction sector in the Principality of Monaco are complex and particular. Whether you are a subcontractor or a main contractor in Monaco, we summarize for…

Poland – Mandatory electronic invoicing postponed to 2024

Since January1, 2022, Polish companies can issue electronic invoices via the KSeF system) on a voluntary basis. It was envisaged that electronic invoicing would become mandatory for Polish companies from 2023. The Polish government via a statement on June 17, 2022 announced that electronic invoicing will become mandatory from 2024! For more information on electronic...
7 August 2022

Italy – Extension of the reverse charge mechanism until 2026

Article 17 of Presidential Decree n°633 of 26/10/1972 provides that the following goods and services are subject to the reverse charge mechanism when they meet certain criteria Sales of video game consoles, tablets, laptops, Integrated circuit devices (microprocessors and CPUs) Greenhouse gas emission allowance transfers Energy (gas and electricity) Certain subcontracting services in the construction...
Country Briefs
26 June 2022
E-commerce with or without storage, dropshipping, here are concrete cases of problems and solutions to the British customs.
VAT Regulations 23 August 2022

Romania – Extension of the reverse charge mechanism until 2026

Article 331 of the Romanian Tax Code indicates that the following goods and services are subject to the reverse charge mechanism when they meet certain criteria: ferrous and non-ferrous waste some woods cereals and plants energy (electricity and gas) Transfer of greenhouse gas emission allowances Investment gold land construction cell phones integrated circuit devices (microprocessors,...
Country Briefs
18 June 2022

Portugal – New extension for electronic invoicing

António Mendonça Mendes, the Portuguese Secretary of State for Tax Affairs announced on May 24, 2022 by decree(Despacho n°49/2022-XXIII) that invoices in PDF format will continue to be considered as electronic invoices until December 31, 2022. As a reminder, since July1, 2021, companies registered for VAT in Portugal must have a certified electronic invoicing software(see...
Country Briefs
30 May 2022

Ireland extends the application of the reduced rate to certain sectors of activity

The Irish government has announced in a press release the extension of the reduced VAT rate of 9% applicable to the tourism and hospitality industry until February 28, 2023. The following are affected by the application of the 9% rate: Hotels and tourist accommodation Cinemas, museums, amusement parks Some printed materials, brochures, flyers, programs and...
13 May 2022
As a result of BREXIT, British companies liable for VAT in the European Union are likely to have to appoint a fiscal representative.

France – Publication of a new decree on the conditions of accreditation of a tax representative

On April 20th, 2022, the new Executive Order 2022-589 on the procedures for issuing and revoking tax representative certification was issued. An application for accreditation must be made for each taxable person that the tax representative needs to represent. Each application must be accompanied by the following items: the unique identification number of the fiscal...
28 April 2022

European Union – New taxation rules for virtual classroom events

On April 5th, 2022, the Council Directive (EU) 2022/542is published and amends the Directive 2006/112/EC which governs the intra-Community VAT. Among the changes adopted, a new taxation rule concerning events (conferences, congresses, training courses, etc.) given in virtual classrooms. Articles 53 and 54, for taxable and non-taxable persons respectively, provide that the supply of access...
21 April 2022
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