VAT news tagged as "VAT registration"


Slovakia VAT registration simplification

November 19th, 2017

From 1 Jan 2018, non-resident Slovakian businesses may avoid the obligation to VAT register for intra-community transactions and distance sales from Slovakia. Currently, foreign companies must apply for a Slovakian VAT registration if they are acquired or dispatch goods on a B2B basis through Slovakia. Or if they make distance sales from Slovakia where the place …

United Arab Emirates

UAE VAT registration deadlines

October 8th, 2017

The United Arab Emirates is scheduled to introduce 5% VAT from 1 January 2018.  The VAT registration portal is now open for businesses providing taxable supplies above the VAT registration threshold.  The annual  registration threshold is AED 375,000 (approximately €86,000). The requirement to register has been staggered over the forthcoming weeks, as follows: 31 Oct research …

United Arab Emirates

UAE 2018 VAT registration open

September 17th, 2017

The United Arab Emirates opened its VAT registration portal on 17 September 2017 for businesses to register in time for the 1 January 2018 VAT launch. The UAE VAT registration threshold is AED 375,000 per annum – voluntary registration will be considered for turnover about AED 187,500 per annum. It is expected that about 350,000 …


Romania VAT registration changes

August 10th, 2017

The Romanian Tax Code is to be updated from 1 October 2017 to give new powers to the tax authorities on the issuances and withdrawal of VAT registration numbers.  The authorities will now control the right to register businesses based on their due diligence of the applicant and their plans to trade. The changes apply …


Latvia VAT changes

December 26th, 2016

The Latvian 2017 budget has introduced a range of changes to the VAT law. These amendments include: The option for bi-annual VAT returns for small businesses has been abolished. VAT registered entrepreneurs will instead have to file monthly returns VAT credits may be applied for at the lower limit of €5,000 at the end of each reporting …


Greek VAT registrations

November 8th, 2016

The Greek tax authorities are to provide directly registered foreign EU entities with new facilities to update their VAT registrations. Since 2013, non-resident companies from other EU member states have been able to register directly in Greece without the need to appoint a local tax agent. The tax authorities will now allow such companies to …


Italy confirms Pescara MOSS office

July 27th, 2016

Italy confirmed yesterday that its Pescara VAT office is responsible for the processing of MOSS VAT registrations and returns. All Italian firms providing e-serivces to Italian and other EU consumers should file their Mini One-Stop-Shop digital services returns at Pescara. Non-EU companies choosing Italy as their single registration country should contact Pescara too. The MOSS …


Ireland VAT registration portal

July 19th, 2016

Ireland has launched an online portal for VAT registration documentation submission. The new portal will enable applicants to upload supporting documents (company incorporation certificates etc.) without the need to post. It should also help reduce the number of requests from the tax authorities following an initial VAT registration application.