June 2020

COVID-19 #14 | Germany temporarily lowers VAT rates as of 1 July

2020-06-08T15:20:21+00:00June 8th, 2020|COVID-19, vat|

As part of the corona measures, agreement has been reached in Germany on various measures. One of these is a temporary reduction in VAT rates. The standard rate of 19% is reduced to 16%, the 7% rate is reduced to 5%. This regime will be in place on July 1, [...]

May 2020

Introduction new VAT E-commerce legislation postponed

2020-05-14T12:23:53+00:00May 13th, 2020|vat|

It was scheduled to change the VAT legislation in the field of E-commerce per January 1, 2021. The change mainly affects shipments from outside the EU (especially China), whereby VAT will become due on all these sales. This is not yet the case: on the one hand, as there is [...]

April 2020

COVID-19 #8 | VAT measures for companies in corona times

2020-04-20T12:54:45+00:00April 20th, 2020|COVID-19, vat|

Countries around the globe have introduced measures to help companies through these corona times. This varies from a postponement of payment of VAT due and postponement of submitting VAT returns to a swifter refund of VAT amounts. These measures differ per country as well as the way how enterprises can [...]

March 2020

COVID-19 #1 | Deferral of payment for tax assessments due to coronavirus

2020-03-27T14:58:24+00:00March 16th, 2020|COVID-19, immigration, payroll, social security, tax + global mobility, vat|

Deferral of payment for tax assessments due to coronavirus If you have payment issues as a result of the coronavirus, you can request special deferral of payment from the Dutch Tax Authorities for all income tax, corporation tax, turnover tax (VAT) and payroll tax assessments. This option applies to all [...]

February 2020

Changes proof regarding cross-border supplies as of 1 January 2020

2020-02-10T15:55:08+00:00February 10th, 2020|vat|

Entrepreneurs who sell goods to other entrepreneurs, whereby the goods are transported from the Netherlands to a destination within the EU, must pay extra attention. To apply the VAT zero rate the transport to the final destination must be proven on the basis of various documents. This proof used to [...]

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