VAT news tagged as "Uber"


Azerbaijan VAT on Uber rides

December 2nd, 2017

Azerbaijan will commence to levy 18% VAT on car-sharing platform, Uber.  The tax may be collected as a withholding tax on payments through bank accounts. The new charge will be applicable from 1 December 2017.


Australia GST on Uber drivers

February 26th, 2017

The Australian Federal Court has ruled that drivers providing paid-for car-sharing rides should charge Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 10% Uber BV v. Commissioner of Taxation FCA 110. There will be no GST threshold for these services – all rides will attract GST.  Whilst there is a registration threshold of AUS$ 75,000 for …


Vietnam Uber to pay VAT

September 16th, 2016

The Vietnamese government has ordered Uber to pay 3% VAT on its taxi services. It will also be required to pay 2% corporation tax.  The Finance Ministry concluded that Uber’s Dutch entity was acting as a non-resident trader liable to tax on local supplies. In addition, Uber taxi drivers are required to pay 3% VAT …


Finland probes VAT on Uber ride sharing

August 14th, 2015

The tax authorities in Finland have raised concerns that drivers signed-up to UBER, and other ride sharing services, may be evading VAT. Any driver providing paid-for journeys to Uber users will be potential responsible for charging Finnish VAT at 24%. They will be liable to register for Finnish VAT once their income goes above €10,000, …


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 …