VAT news tagged as "Car-sharing"

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan VAT on Uber rides

December 2nd, 2017

Azerbaijan will commence to levy 18% VAT on car-sharing platform, Uber.  The tax may be collected as a withholding tax on payments through bank accounts. The new charge will be applicable from 1 December 2017.


Canada

Canada 5% GST on car-sharing

March 23rd, 2017

Yesterday’s Canadian budget proposed extending GST to all private car-sharing services. The measure will require drivers working through Uber or similar services to register and charge 5% GST on any fees for journeys.  Currently, they can avoid GST if they earn less than C$30,000 per annum. Taxi companies already charge federal GST, and the budget measure …