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Global Indirect Tax News
Monthly newsletter covering VAT, goods and services tax, sales tax issues, and global trade issues around the globe.
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.
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.
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'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%.
- United States: State Tax Matters (26 July 2019), including indirect tax developments in Idaho, Louisiana, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas
- United States: State Tax Matters (2 August 2019), including indirect tax developments in California, Massachusetts and North Carolina
- United States: State Tax Matters (9 August 2019), including indirect tax developments in Iowa and Kansas