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Inside Indirect Tax - Global Updates From a U.S. Perspective

KPMG knows how important it is to stay current on global indirect tax developments, especially in countries where you currently do business or are looking to expand. That's why we developed Inside Indirect Tax: Global Updates from a U.S. Perspective.

Focusing on major indirect tax developments beyond U.S. borders,Inside Indirect Tax is designed for U.S.-headquartered tax professionals whose companies do business outside the United States.

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Current Issue - May 2018

Click here to read the May 2018 edition which includes:

  • Global rate change in Malaysia
  • Indirect tax updates in the Americas
    • United States: Use tax notice and reporting bill passed by Georgia legislature
    • Brazil: Tax compliance program introduced in state of Sao Paulo
    • Canada: Quebec proposes requirement for nonresident vendors to register for QST
    • Canada: Insurance providers required to refund PST in Saskatchewan by June 30, 2018
    • Canada: PST applies to delivery charges in British Columbia
    • Equador: VAT refund procedures introduced
  • Indirect tax updates in Europe, Middle East, and Africa
    • Bulgaria: Overview of Supreme Administrative Court VAT decisions
    • Czech Republic: Proposed amendments to VAT law
    • Czech Republic: Proposed amendments to the electronic reporting of sales
    • European Union: Customer VAT identification number not a substantial requirement for exempt import of goods according to Advocate General
    • European Union: Obligation to repay VAT originally deducted following requalification of a sale
    • European Union: Deduction of additional VAT following tax assessment cannot be barred by unreasonable time limit
    • European Union: Triangular simplification can be applied where the intermediary is established and registered for VAT purposes in member state of dispatch
    • European Union: VAT committee working papers published
    • Germany: VAT treatment of virtual currencies clarified
    • Greece: Overview of recently published indirect tax guidance
    • Italy: Implementing rules on VAT amendments published
    • Luxembourg: Proposal to introduce VAT grouping regime
    • South Africa: Taxpayers to face criminal proceeding for noncompliance with return filing obligations
    • Spain: Technical updates to real time reporting system introduced
    • Turkey: VAT registration for nonresidents providing digital services
    • United Kingdom: Tax authority invites online marketplaces to sign VAT agreement
    • United Kingdom: Court of appeals decision in offshore structure case
  • Indirect tax updates in Asia Pacific 
    • India: E-Waybill requirement relaunched
    • Malaysia: New government potentially replacing GST with sales and service tax
    • Thailand: Update on e-commerce proposal
  • Trade & Customs
    • European Union: Report on IT strategy for customs
    • European Union: New trade agreement with Mexico
  • Additional developments covered in brief - Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Czech Republic,  European Union, Hungary, Ireland Isle of Man, Kazakhstan, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Uzbekistan.


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