The Council of European Union at a meeting today failed to reach agreement on proposals to reduce the VAT rate for electronic publications and temporarily apply a generalised reverse charge mechanism; the EU VAT e-commerce proposal was also discussed, writes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne . . .
JP Canavan discusses a proposed law, advanced by Australian government on February 16, which would overhaul the goods and services tax (GST) regime in relation to the importation of low value goods by consumers. . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses the European Commission’s December 1 proposal to modernize and unify throughout Europe the value added tax (VAT) rules for cross-border business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce . . .
The EU VAT Directive is valid in so far as it applies a reduced rate of tax only to printed books, newspapers and periodicals, as well as to digital books which are supplied by means of a physical medium, as opposed to digital publications supplied electronically . . .
Ahead of tomorrow’s ECOFIN meeting seeking agreement the EU anti-tax avoidance directive, Czech Republic finance Minister Andrej Babiš is warning that, to win his country’s support for the directive, EU ministers . . .