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All news items 2014

VAT 2015: January 1st is today!


Check our revamped page on 'Telecommunications, broadcasting & electronic services' with the updated Q&Apdf.


Taxation: Three new studies are available on line


“Removing cross-border tax obstacles”; Compliance costs; and the application and impact of the ‘Reverse Charge Mechanism’ within the EU VAT system.


Commissioner Moscovici hails new VAT rules for e-services


See the statement under "Other news" and the Questions & Answers on VAT changes from 2015.


VAT: Public consultation on 'Review of VAT legislation for the public sector'


Contributions and summary report are now available on the consultation web page.


Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, 9 December, Brussels


Agreement on anti-abuse clause of Parent Subsidiary Directive and decision on mandatory exchange of tax information are expected.


VAT: beware of fake messages and forms!pdf


Only tax authorities can handle registration of businesses and issue VAT numbers and this service is in principle free of charge.


MEMO/14/2130 – November infringements package: main decisions


See the taxation cases involving France and Romania.