Global Indirect Tax News


Global Indirect Tax News

Monthly newsletter covering VAT, goods and services tax, sales tax issues, and global trade issues around the globe.

August 2019

Featured articles

Africa: Guide to fiscal information

The 2019 edition of the Guide to fiscal information: Key economies in Africa 2019 is now available for download. The guide provides overviews of the tax (including VAT), investment and exchange control regimes in 45 key African economies.

European VAT refund guide 2019

For businesses operating in countries in which they are not VAT-registered, the Deloitte European VAT refund guide 2019 summarizes the rules and procedures for nonresident businesses to obtain a VAT refund. It covers 31 European countries.

Belgium: Post-Brexit trade guidance

The Belgian customs authorities have published additional guidance on the practicalities of trade between the UK and Belgium in a no-deal Brexit scenario. Their aim is to reduce potential operational delays or disruption as a result of Brexit.

India: Reduced GST rates for electric vehicles

India's GST Council at its 36th meeting held on 27 July 2019 made recommendations that will be introduced by notifications and will apply as from 1 August 2019, including a reduction in the GST rate on electric vehicles from 12% to 5%.

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