VAT news tagged as "e-retail"

Thailand

Thailand VAT on foreign e-commerce

November 27th, 2017

Thailands Revenue Department has proposed extending the VAT on online non-resident sellers of goods to consumers.  Currently, there is an VAT exemption of 1,500 baht on any imports. The new liability would come into force from 1 January 2018. The measure is designed to equalise the tax treatment with Thailand-based e-retailers, and to prevent the domination …


Austria

Austrian hotel VAT rise delayed

October 8th, 2015

Plans to raise the Austrian VAT rate on accommodation services from 10% to 13% have been delayed until May 2016. The rise will also include charges for breakfast (which had been originally excluded from the change). Any accommodation provided as part of full board packages, including alcohol etc, would have to be split for VAT …


China

China e-commerce tax plan for 2015

September 30th, 2014

China is reviewing the introduction of tax on online sales of goods, e-commerce, in 2015. The plan would include a tax system administered by e-commerce platforms in the world’s biggest online shopping economy. There is widescale non-disclosure of taxable revenues by Chinese traders on e-commerce sites such as Alibaba, and the State Administration of Taxation …