The Swiss tax authorities have published a practical manual on the tax obligations for foreign companies in Switzerland. This handbook covers aspects that generally affect foreign businesses, including a description of activities requiring VAT registration, possible exemptions in Switzerland and administrative advice on how to register and when to submit VAT returns. It also explains...
On 15th June 2021, the Director of the Agenzia Entrate published protocol number 151377/2021, which sets out the new procedures for applying for a certificate of purchase under the Italian Commercial Exemption (ICE) for commercial vessels. From 15th July 2021, in order to benefit from ICE, owners and/or operators of merchant ships will be able...
Due to the current health crisis (COVID-19), the activity of commercial vessels in 2020 is not representative of reality and some vessels were not able to pass the 70% navigation outside French waters threshhold, a condition of the FCE (French Commercial Exemption). To compensate for this, the tax authorities exceptionally authorise vessels to assess compliance...
For ship rental and charter contracts concluded by 31st October 2020: Short-term leasing of ships (less than 90 days) to a taxable or non-taxable person was taxable in France as long as the ship was made available to the lessee in France (Article 259 A 1° a) of the General Tax Code). Rentals were taxable...
The list of French airlines deemed to meet the conditions of Article 262 II 4° who are exempt from presenting supplier certificates to benefit from VAT exemption has been published. Under Article 262 II 4° of the General Tax Code the supply, processing, repair, maintenance, chartering and rental of aircraft used by French or foreign...
To mitigate the effects of the health crisis (covid-19), the National Revenue Agency of Bulgaria (NRA) has announced VAT and customs duties exemptions for the import of certain medical products needed to combat the covid-19 pandemic
Following the health crisis (Covid-19), the Austrian Ministry of Finance has announced that Intra-Community supply and acquisitions of respiratory masks will be subject to a 0% VAT rate for the period from 13th April to 1st August 2020.
On February 3rd 2020, the Portuguese Tax Authorities issued circular No. 30218/2020 providing clarification on what proof is required for shipping or transporting goods when applying for VAT exemptions on Intra-Community transactions of goods. It also specifies what documentation must be kept either by taxable persons transferring goods under the simplified consignment stock scheme or...
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...
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.
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