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Beating the Black Friday Blues: Don’t let complex European VAT rules take the shine off your ecommerce success
Beating the Black Friday Blues: Don’t let complex European VAT rules take the shine off your ecommerce success

Beating the Black Friday Blues: Don’t let complex European VAT rules take the shine off your ecommerce success

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are boom times for ecommerce retailers. If you sell goods to customers online, Black Friday means three things: sales, sales, sales. But sales means VAT, and VAT means compliance. A Black Friday sales spike is great for business, but it could have serious and complex implications in terms of […]

Northern Ireland seen as part of the UK for VAT. But Not.
Northern Ireland seen as part of the UK for VAT. But Not.

Northern Ireland seen as part of the UK for VAT. But Not.

There have been some interesting developments regarding Brexit’s VAT implications of late. One of those is the UK and EU’s different views on how Northern Ireland should be treated for VAT. This week, HMRC published its policy and guidance on how businesses should account for VAT on goods traded between Northern Ireland and Great Britain. […]

Ditch the VAT, Save Lives and Jobs
Ditch the VAT, Save Lives and Jobs

Ditch the VAT, Save Lives and Jobs

Why governments shouldn't be applying VAT on exercise services By Gareth Kobrin  In these unsettling times, these three things are certain: One. Never has personal health and fitness been more important. Two. We want our governing bodies to create policies and rules that encourage good health.  Three. We have to stimulate small businesses so that [...]
Should Your Business Be Paying Provincial Sales Tax in Canada?
Should Your Business Be Paying Provincial Sales Tax in Canada?

Should Your Business Be Paying Provincial Sales Tax in Canada?

Foreign businesses may be liable to provincial sales tax in Canada. However, because the legislation is changing quickly and it’s not at a national level, keeping track of how you’re meant to remain compliant is difficult. This article highlights the requirements for provincial sales tax registration in Canada. Background Provincial Canadian tax authorities have either […]

Everything You need to know about Digital Services VAT in Argentina
Everything You need to know about Digital Services VAT in Argentina

Everything You need to know about Digital Services VAT in Argentina

With Argentina’s recent update of non-resident companies that should be subject to VAT on their provided digital services, it’s important to note the ins and outs of digital services VAT in Argentina.  Recent developments around Digital Services VAT in Argentina This week, Argentina’s VAT authority (AFIP) published its updated list of non-resident digital service providers […]

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