VAT news tagged as "2015 VAT changes"


Luxembourg stable after VAT MOSS losses

January 12th, 2016

Luxembourg has been given a positive review by a major credit rating agency on its handling of revenue losses following the 2015 B2C digital EU VAT changes. Prior to 2015, many digital services providers (e.g. Apple, Amazon, Skype, Microsoft, Netflix) had located their European businesses in Luxembourg so that they could benefit from the rule …


EU VAT Moss targeted for fraud from Ireland

August 16th, 2015

Ireland-based fraudsters are targeting EU businesses providing digital services to consumers.  The deception involves raising bogus Irish VAT assessments which have been posted or emailed to companies in the rest of the EU. Many companies selling apps, software, streaming video or music or fees for online membership or newspaper sites have been receiving fraudulent letters …

United Kingdom

UK wins EU Parliament support on changes to apps, streaming music and video VAT

May 18th, 2015

On Monday 18 May, the European Union Parliament joined the UK in calling for a rethink of the new 2015 EU digital VAT changes. The January 2015 changes shifted the rules on which country’s VAT rate to charge on sales to consumers of e-services.  The reforms also introduced a simplified tax reporting online portal, ‘MOSS’.  …