The UK introduces Digital Services Tax

On 19th March 2020, the UK Government published the Finance Bill 2020 which includes the final provisions of the UK’s much-anticipated Digital Services Tax (DST). The 2020 Budget had confirmed that the DST would be effective from 1st April 2020. There will be a 2% VAT...

Barbados will levy VAT on Digital Services

Barbados has joined various other countries around to world by also introducing VAT (17.5%) on digital services. The new tax measure will apply to foreign suppliers of digital services to local consumers on the Caribbean island. The foreign companies must apply,...

Algeria will levy VAT on Digital Services

Algeria has announced it will extend Value-Added Tax (VAT) for electronic services provided by non-resident companies, to the consumers in the country. The Algerian government has set the new VAT at a rate of 9% and it will be applied to a range of electronic services...

UK Budget 2020 – VAT impact on eBooks

The UK government released the Budget 2020, being the first one after the UK has officialy left the EU. Among all the topics it covers, the budget brings important updates regarding ePublications(1), including eBooks and eMagazines.  The UK government will change the...