VAT news tagged as "Gaming"

Belgium

Belgian Gaming VAT struck down

April 1st, 2018

Belgian courts have┬ástruck down legislation to levy VAT on consumer online gaming and gambling services. The extension of the Belgian VAT net was introduced in 2016, but was found to conflict on fiscal neutrality grounds with taxes on other, non-online gambling such as lotteries and in-shop betting.┬áThe Constitutional Court found in favour of Swedish gaming …


Taiwan foreign e-services VAT 2017

August 10th, 2016

Taiwan is to become the latest country to impose VAT on foreign providers of electronic services to its consumers. The implementation date is likely to be January 2017. The move follows the European Union, and local neighbors including Japan and South Korea. Non-resident sellers of streaming or downloadable video, music, gaming, e-books, taxi booking, gambling, …


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 …