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Focus: Covid-19

France – Yacht restrictions lifted

On 17th May 2021, the “State Action at Sea” division of the French Maritime Authorities for the Mediterranean published prefectural order n°094/2021 which, in article 1, provides for the removal of the measures inserted in article 4 of prefectural order n°238/2020 on 30th November 2020. This article provided in particular that foreign ships, flying flags...
Country Briefs
17 May 2021

Hungary – Covid-19: Faster VAT Refunds

In order to reduce the impact of the health crisis (covid-19), the Hungarian government has announced that VAT refunds will be made: within 30 days for small and medium-sized companies (normally 75 days) provided they are not considered to be at risk, within 20 days for taxpayers considered reliable.
Country Briefs
16 May 2020

Cyprus – Covid-19: VAT Payment Deadline Extended

Following the health crisis (covid-19), the Cypriot authorities have announced a plan to postpone the VAT payment deadline for the periods ending February 29th, March 31st and April 30th 2020 to 10th November 2020, subject to meeting certain conditions set out below: the taxable person must submit the return within the legal deadline, the amount...
Country Briefs
16 May 2020

United Kingdom – New Measures for E-Publishing and Reverse Charges

Following the proposal of the EU Council to authorise Member States to reduce the VAT rate on electronic publications to bring it in line with the rate its print equivalents, the UK had taken the decision to reduce the rate from 20% to 0% from1st December 2020. However, due to the current health crisis (covid-19),...
17 April 2020
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