VAT Alert February 2017

Contributions to this newsletter come from members of the Global Indirect Tax Group, a group of professionals specialized in VAT and customs and international trade issues, based in the Mazars offices around the world.

This edition of the VAT Newsletter highlights the proposal of the European Commission to simplify the VAT rules for e-commerce businesses, the consequences for VAT and customs duties of the exit of the UK of the European Union and the new rules on the place of supply of services connected with immovable property. In addition, the newsletter highlights some customs duty topics: one on new developments concerning the REX system (Registered Exporter) and one concerning new AOE criteria (Authorized Economic Operator).

We welcome your feedback on the items covered and on what topics you would like to see covered in the future.