VAT & Customs: news & updates by RMB

Newsitems

October 10, 2020

Please find here below all the VAT & Customs related news for the last month: Quick fixes 2020, New definition of exporters, BREXIT related topics, as well as other VAT & Customs updates in the EU.

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Are you
Brexit ready?

October 10, 2020

With just three months to go until the transition period ends, businesses have little time left to get ready for the new trading arrangement between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK).

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RMB acquires - Alternative TVA Belgium

October 10, 2020

24 September 2020 – Neuville-en-Ferrain (Lille Region, France): RM Boulanger SA is proud to announce that the company has acquired the Belgian VAT specialists Alternative TVA/VAT (www.alternativetva.be).

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OSS/MOSS: Confirmation July 2021

September 09, 2020

Despite requests for postponement to 1 January 2022 by the Netherlands and Germany, the European Commission has confirmed that the e-commerce directive and the implementation of MOSS for remote sales will enter into force on 1 July 2021.

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Secondment: update 30 July 2020

September 09, 2020

As of 30 July 2020, employees seconded over a period of more than twelve months will be subject to all provisions of the labor code.

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Brexit updates
September 2020

September 09, 2020

Our team has put together the latest updates on Brexit and its impacts on VAT and Customs for our clients and readers. Give us a call at +33 3 20 25 70 73 or arrange a meeting with our specialists to discuss the situation of your company regarding Brexit!

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Personal Protective clothing at reduced VAT rate due to Covid19

September 09, 2020

Per an order issued on July 23rd, 2020, the French government has defined the list of personal protective clothing eligible for the reduced VAT rate of 5.5%, which had originally been applied since April 25th, 2020 to masks and protective equipment, as well as products intended for personal hygiene.

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The French tax administration announces reduced VAT rate on imports

May 05, 2020

The french Tax administration has announced recently to reduce the VAT on imports to 5,50% starting from April 26th, 2020. These measures are taken in order to contain help contain the COVID19 crisis.

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New VAT rates in Poland
from 01-04-2020

March 03, 2020

The Polish Ministry of Finance introduces new reduced VAT rates from April 1st, 2020. Current reduced rates are 5% and 8%, and now dropping to 5% and 7% respectively. The new VAT rates impact in real life:

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Norway: Upcoming new mandatory - VAT regime

March 03, 2020

As per April 1st 2020, online traders selling low value goods (under NOK 3000) to Norwegian consumers will be liable to register for VAT in Norway from their first sale.

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New Customs definition
of Exporters

January 01, 2020

The French Customs Authorities have decided to implement the new customs definition of exporters, which was originally intended to be put into place on the 31st December 2020.

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EU VAT changes - valid from January 1st 2020

December 12, 2019

Starting from 1st January 2020, new rules intended to harmonise and simplify VAT rules of certain intra-Community operations are coming into force. These rules are commonly being referred to as “Quick Fixes” and may concern your company.

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How will brexit
affect your business ?

October 10, 2019

After Brexit happens, the United Kingdom will no longer be a Member of the EU and be considered as a third country from a EU perspective. This means that the UK will be governed by the WTO regulations and will not be part of the EU VAT system anymore. The EU VAT directive will no longer be applicable.

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