Since the beginning of 2020, some important VAT changes enacted in Cyprus. The main ones are following.
COVID-19 VAT RELATED MEASURES
The finance law for 2020 has transposed the so-called “quick fixes” measures provided for by Directive 2018/1910/EU of December 4, 2018 concerning intra-Community traffic in goods between taxable persons (B2B), with effect as of January 1, 2020.
About yacht charters, the ordinary Italian VAT rate for the rent is 22%, but the effective rate is lower due to the particular calculation of the taxable base. Yacht charter services carried out in the territory of the European Union are totally subject to VAT (at the rate of 22%).
The TRA Annual Meeting took place at the Sofitel Budapest Chains Bridge on June 7 and 8.
The event was masterfully organized this year by our Board Member Alessandro Farina and his ITL Group team, and saw TRA members participating also to the annual Budapest Business Party. Read more
Since 1 April 2019, the reduced VAT rate of 6%, which already applies to “printed” books and other publications on physical media as referred in the Royal Decree No. 20, also applies to books and publications which are made available to the reader “by electronic way “. Read more
Revenue have produced new guidance setting out the VAT treatment of food supplements and certain other substances for human consumption. Read more
Under LN162 of 2018 – Single Taxable Person Regulations 2018, it is possible certain qualifying entities to form or join a VAT Group and be recognised by the VAT Department as a Single Taxable Person. Read more
On July 1, 2019 the “tornado” of the Italian Tax Authorities comes.
In fact, next July 1st will be a red-dot day in the Country. On the fiscal front, everything changes: here are the news for tax payers. Read more
Portuguese VAT rules are based on regulations drawn up by the EU, of which Portugal was a founding member. The standard Portuguese VAT rate is currently 23%. As member state of the EU, Portugal is obliged to implement the VAT Directives, which provide guidance on VAT. Where there is a conflict, the European Directive takes precedence. Read more
As it stands, the date on which Great Britain leaves the EU has been put back to 31 October 2019. Should the British parliament agree to the deal negotiated with the EU, an earlier exit is possible. However, if this is not the case Great Britain will leave the EU without a deal and the consequences of a “no deal” Brexit will come into effect on 1 November 2019. Read more