VAT news tagged as "Betting taxes"

Belgium

Belgium VAT online betting July 2016

June 5th, 2016

Belgium is to make online betting subject to 21% VAT from 1 July 2016. Under the EU VAT Directive, member states are no obliged to charge VAT on betting or games of chance for cash or prizes. Many countries instead chose to levy betting taxes instead, which enables a wider scope for rates and higher …


South Africa

South Africa details foreign electronic services to be subject to VAT

April 10th, 2014

As South Africa implements VAT on foreign supplies of electronic services to its consumers, the National Treasury has confirmed which services are affected by the changes. Gaming: electronic, internet and interactive games, including games of chance and gambling Online auctions Ebooks: including audio/visual variations On-line learning: education; tuition; webcasts etc for commercial purposes Subscriptions or …