Global Indirect Tax Brief – September 2014

Global Indirect Tax Brief – September 2014

KPMG’s Global Indirect Tax Brief brings you the latest news on indirect tax developments from around the world. As indirect tax rates continue to increase and the rules become more complex, maintaining an awareness of changes in this area is critical to ensure that they are implemented, reported and managed appropriately.

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Here you will find briefings on key news, events and thought leadership submitted by tax professionals in KPMG member firms globally. You can further the discussion on the topics of your choice by sharing articles on your social media networks.


  • Canada: CRA launches mobile "tax app" for businesses
  • Brazil: Tax treatment of foreign data centers as "services"
  • Canada: Ontario aviation fuel tax increase, effective 1 September
  • Costa Rica: Record keeping requirements and VAT on prepaid telephone services
  • Peru: Proposed tax measures including general sales tax 
  • Uruguay: Guidelines for applying reduced VAT rate
  • Uruguay: VAT rate reduction
  • US: US Trade & Customs Newsflashes

Asia Pacific

  • Vietnam: VAT declarations for branches
  • Australia: Customs "trusted trader programme"
  • India: VAT on real estate sales (PDF 430 KB)
  • Jordan: Customs duties, sales tax changes
  • Lebanon: Recent tax developments including VAT
  • Lebanon: Tax changes affecting oil/gas sector


  • EU: Customs risk-management strategy, action plan
  • Czech Republic: Amendments to the VAT law
  • EU: Customs report on "fake goods" seizures in 2013
  • Ireland: VAT clawback may affect July/August returns
  • Italy: Tax guidance including VAT for Expo Milan 2015 participants
  • Lithuania: Changes for businesses on adoption of euro
  • Poland: Hydrocarbon tax provisions, deferral of shale gas taxation
  • South Africa: Voluntary disclosure program update
  • United Kingdom: UK tax developments including indirect tax (PDF 920 KB)

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