TAX MAG: VAT news in Europe

Keep up with the latest Intra-Community and European VAT news, decoded by our experts.

Focus: E-Commerce
One-Stop Shops simplify VAT for e-sellers, but mistakes can be costly. Discover 5 tax-sanctioned mistakes in Europe.

European Union – New taxation rules for virtual classroom events

On April 5th, 2022, the Council Directive (EU) 2022/542 is 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...
21 April 2022

France – Tax doctrine updates following the One Stop Shop reform

On August 13th 2021, the French tax authorities updated the Official Public Finance Bulletin (BOFIP) to reflect the changes brought about by the One Stop Shop reform, which came into effect on July 1st 2021. This update provides practical clarifications on implementing the reform as well as details and specific local regulations. For more information...
18 August 2021

Portugal – Portugal incorporates the One Stop Shop into legislation

Following the One Stop Shop reform that came into force on July 1st 2021, impacting the various player in the e-commerce chain (e-sellers,marketplaces, dropshippers etc), the tax and customs authority (autoridade tributária e aduaneira) has issued a series of circular letters: Ofício Circulado N.º: 30238 2021-06-25 : regarding regulations for e-commerce and distance selling; Ofício...
20 July 2021

Greece – Greece publishes guides on the One Stop Shop reform (OSS and IOSS)

Following the One Stop Shop reform that came into force on 1st July 2021, impacting the various players in the e-commerce chain, (e-sellers, marketplaces, dropshippers, etc.), the Greek tax authorities (AADE) have recently published guides and notes on the One Stop Shop on its website. The guide provides an overview of how the platform works...
16 July 2021
VAT One-Stop Shops simplify VAT obligations for e-sellers within the European Union (EU): follow the guide!

Ireland – Ireland updates its VAT guide following the reform of the One Stop Shop (OSS and IOSS)

Following the One Stop Shop reform which came into force on 1st July 2021, impacting the various players in the e-commerce chain (e-sellers, marketplaces, dropshippers etc), Ireland has updated its VAT guide to reflect these changes. For more information you can read our blog on the One Stop Shop reform and the new regulations for...
3 July 2021
Amazon's FBA program is powerful but from a regulatory perspective, it's complex. How can you fulfill your VAT obligations without taking risks or tearing your hair out?
Check the rules on e-commerce, dropshipping & marketplaces since the VAT reform of July 1st 2021, and choose whether you want to use the One Stop Shop or not.
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