VAT news tagged as "Labour"

United Kingdom

UK’s Prime Minister rules out VAT rise

March 25th, 2015

The UK’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, today ruled out the prospect of a UK VAT rise immediately after the upcoming national election if his party wins.  The confirmation came at the weekly Prime Minister’s questions. The opposition Labour party had been putting the Conservative party leader under pressure to confirm that he would not need …


Germany

German VAT supply of labour rules to change

January 9th, 2012

The European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’) has ruled that Germany should change its VAT rules on the supply of labour. The Court is the highest jurisdictional body for European VAT, and so the German authorities will now be required to adjust their tax legislation within the forthcoming months. The ruling, issues on 26 January 2012, …