VAT e-commerce rules – amendment to Implementing Regulation

The EU Commission has adopted an amendment to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/194 as regards the exchange of records held by taxable persons or their intermediaries and the designation of competent authorities responsible for coordinating administrative enquiries. The amendments, which concern rules for the exchange of records...

VAT – new exemptions from issuing fiscal receipts

Fiscal receipts will no longer be required to be issued in respect of supplies of goods and services which take place outside of Malta. This results from the new item 2B to the Thirteenth Schedule to the VAT Act introduced in  LN 241 of 2021 which...

IOSS – guidelines for Intermediaries

With effect from 1 July 2021, with the entry into effect of the so-called VAT e-Commerce package, businesses can use the Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) to comply with their VAT e-commerce obligations on distance sales of goods imported from third countries or third territories...

VAT e-commerce rules: countdown to 1 July 2021

 The changes to the VAT rules for e-commerce enter into effect on 1 July 2021. They include a new One Stop Shop, a new Import One Stop Shop, new rules for Distance Sales of goods, and other changes. Are you up to date on the...

CfR Guidance on small undertaking thresholds

Further to the publication of LN 222 of 2021, which announced the entry into force date of the new registration thresholds for small undertakings (See MIT News 27 May 2021), the Office of the CfR has issued guidance on the new thresholds and the implications...

Article 11 Registration Thresholds to change in July

Updated 1 June 2021   The revised 'Small Undertaking' thresholds will enter into effect on 1 July 2021. The entry into force date was published in LN 222 of 2021 which referred to LN 463 of 2020 which had introduced changes to the Sixth Schedule to the VAT Act in...

CFE Opinion Statement on the VAT Rules for FSI

Further to the consultation on the VAT rules for Financial Services and Insurance, CFE Tax Advisers has published an Opinion Statement which was submitted to the European Institutions on 3 May 2021. In the CFE's view, whilst the current VAT exemption works well in general in the...