VAT news tagged as "Congress"

India

India GST reform threat

November 14th, 2015

Growing political uncertainty looks set to undermine the progress of the implementation of the new Indian Goods & Services Tax to replace the antiquated VAT regime. This will undermine India’s ambitions to match China’s rise as a manufacturing superpower. Prime Minster Modi’s BJP party has suffered a series of local election defeats which means it …


Germany

German live events VAT ruling

September 6th, 2015

The German fiscal court, BMF, provided some further VAT guidance on the rules surrounding services provided to exhibitions and other live events. The provision of hosts/hostesses is also included now within the definition of the three services which would make normally property-related service instead qualify for the general service rule.  Under the latter, the reverse …