VAT news - September 2016

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New UK VAT rules for online marketplaces traders

New UK VAT laws apply to online marketplace traders

Ryan Bevan 22 September 2016 No comments

  New HMRC powers to tackle VAT non-compliant overseas businesses trading via online marketplaces   A strengthening of HMRC’s powers to tackle non-compliant overseas businesses selling goods to UK consumers via online marketplaces came into effect last week, following Royal Assent of Finance Bill 2016. Overseas businesses selling goods located in the UK via online…

Apple EU Tax Row

Apple EU Tax Row – Tim Cook’s Open Letter

Ryan Bevan 2 September 2016 No comments

  There has been much discussion over the last year about Apple’s EU tax position and how they are perhaps being treated favourably by some EU governments – particularly Ireland. On Tuesday 30th August, Apple’s Tim Cook penned an open letter to customers outlining their EU tax plan and commitment to Ireland. You can read…