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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

United Kingdom – New VAT Measures

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer had announced the following regarding UK VAT: No more tax on electronic books and publications: e-books, e-newspapers, e-magazines, academic e-journals . This measure was to come into force on 1st December 2020. However, due to the current health crisis (covid-19), the date has been brought forward to 1st May...
17 March 2020

United Kingdom – Reverse Charge Mechanism Extended for the Construction Sector

The reverse charge mechanism is not currently availale for the construction and building services sector. It was due to come into force on 01/10/2019 and has now been postponed until 1st October 2020. This mechanism will not be available for certain services. The following services are excluded: drilling for or extraction of oil or natural...
18 November 2019

Germany – Reverse Charge Mechanism Extended

From 1st January 2020, the reverse charge mechanism applied to the transfer of gas and electricity certificates will be extended. Currently VAT reverse charges fo not apply if the supplier is established in Germany. Under the new provision, the reverse charge mechanism will apply even if the supplier is a taxable person established and identified...
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18 November 2019

Latvia – New provisions on Reverse Charges and VAT Exemption

From 1st January 2020, the reverse charge mechanism will no longer apply in Latvia to building material supplies and the supply of domestic electrical and household appliances. In addition, the VAT exemption for medical and dental services provided directly to the patient has been extended to include the same services provided to other medical institutions.
18 November 2019
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