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  • BDO Indirect Tax News - Issue 3/2018

BDO Indirect Tax News - Issue 3/2018

09 October 2018

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BDO Indirect Tax News focuses on issues of practical importance in the field of VAT and similar indirect taxes, such as GST. Experts from all over the world provide first-hand information on recent developments in legislation, jurisdiction and tax authorities’ opinions and directives.


  • UNITED STATES: US Supreme Court upholds sales/use tax economic nexus standard - More states follow
  • ARGENTINA: Foreign trade - Re-introduction of export duties
  • BAHRAIN: VAT update
  • BELGIUM: Optional VAT system for professional letting of immovable property - Bill submitted to Parliament
  • FRANCE: Real estate – VAT on margin scheme applicable to sales of vacant building land
  • MALAWI: Adjustment for output tax due to change in government policy
  • THE NETHERLANDS: The implications of Dutch implementation of the EU Voucher Directive
  • ROMANIA: Fixed establishment in Romania
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Assessments, penalties, and VAT compliance
  • SERBIA: Amended rulebook on VAT exemptions with the right to preliminary tax deduction
  • SINGAPORE: Update on customer accounting on prescribed goods
  • SPAIN: General State Budget for 2018
  • SRI LANKA: Introduction of VAT refunds for tourists
  • SWITZERLAND: 2019 Changes affecting foreign businesses operating in Switzerland
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Further steps forward - New guidance from the Federal Tax Authority
  • UNITED KINGDOM: Brexit - The ‘no deal’ plan for VAT
  • ZIMBABWE: Adjustment for output tax due to change in government policy and other VAT clarifications