• BDO Indirect Tax News October 2021

BDO Indirect Tax News October 2021

07 October 2021

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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.


  • European Union:
    • CJEU confirms local staff required to have a fixed establishment for VAT purposes
    • CJEU rejects Swedish rules on VAT adjustment for real estate investments
  • Brazil: Supreme Court confirms state VAT is excluded from calculation of the PIS/COFINS tax base
  • Canada: Manitoba - The last Canadian jurisdiction to tax digital
  • India: Rates of tax refunds under RoDTEP announced
  • Indonesia: Input VAT rules relaxed
  • Israel: Update on proposed legislation on VAT treatment of supplies of B2C digital services
  • Italy: Tax authorities clarify VAT treatment of price adjustments and imposition of penalties for wrongly charged input VAT
  • Netherlands:
    • Court rules industry-wide pension fund is entitled to deduct input VAT
    • Place of supply rules for intermediary services apply even when underlying supply is not subject to VAT
  • Oman: Updates on the new VAT regime
  • Poland: VAT grouping regime may apply in 2022
  • Saudi Arabia: Tax authorities issue VAT e-commerce guide
  • Singapore: Overseas vendors supplying services to Singapore customers
  • Thailand: Foreign providers of digital services covered by VAT and 7% VAT rate extended
  • United Arab Emirates: Federal Supreme Court decision in VAT fraud case forms part of a   growing body of case law
  • United Kingdom: Domestic reverse charge VAT introduced for construction services
  • United States: Sales Tax: State revenues - Where’s the money coming from?

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