VAT news tagged as "Newsletter"


Australia levies 10% GST on Uber taxi drivers

May 20th, 2015

The Australian Tax Office has ruled that Uber drivers are classified as a taxi service, and therefore liable to Goods & Services Tax. This will require any driver earning any income for ride sharing to tax register, and charge 10% Australian GST on their rides.  They will report and pay the tax through filings with the …


Slovenia to extend VAT registration threshold

May 19th, 2015

Slovenia has requested permission to extend its current VAT registration threshold of €50,000. European Union must seek approvals for changes to their VAT registration thresholds for resident companies. Non-resident companies generally face ‘nil’ registration thresholds – although there is an exception for e-commerce distance selling thresholds. Slovenia had its original increase application accepted by the …

United Kingdom

UK wins EU Parliament support on changes to apps, streaming music and video VAT

May 18th, 2015

On Monday 18 May, the European Union Parliament joined the UK in calling for a rethink of the new 2015 EU digital VAT changes. The January 2015 changes shifted the rules on which country’s VAT rate to charge on sales to consumers of e-services.  The reforms also introduced a simplified tax reporting online portal, ‘MOSS’.  …