U.S. state sales tax requirements on businesses are complex, vary by state and differ significantly from similar requirements found in other countries. This post outlines the basics of U.S. state sales tax. The information applies to any business — U.S.- or non-U.S.-based, online or brick-and-mortar — that sells to customers in the United States.
In September 2018, Indian authorities ruled that a certain local supplier was providing marketing, sales-promotion and post-sales support services that could not be considered passive marketing activities. Many corporate groups doing business in India will need to reevaluate their indirect tax positions in light of the recent ruling.
B2B e-services providers that sell to customers in Russia need to be aware of changes to Russia’s VAT rules, which take effect January 1. We tell you what businesses need to register, how to register and how to account for VAT in Russia.
We tell you what UK VAT payers can expect to face if the UK can’t reach an agreement with the EU about the terms of its exit.
A parliamentary report estimates the UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups each year, “enough to stretch around the world roughly five and a half times.” Fewer than 1 in 400 are recycled. The report recommends a 25p (about 33-cent) levy on coffee cups, part of a trend of European lawmakers addressing the growing problem of single-use plastic waste.
Until recently, companies selling online to US customers in general did not have to pay sales tax in states where they had no physical presence, but that has changed. Here's what multinationals need to know.
Digitizing VAT is the first phase of the UK’s Making Tax Digital program, designed to modernize the country's tax system. UK authorities have revised related deadlines, which call for certain businesses to keep digital records and submit VAT returns using compatible software.