EU issued an official release on the enforcement of the new EU VAT rules that came into force this July.
The Turkish Parliament has reduced value-added tax rate applied for “advocacy services provided within the scope of legal aid and legal counsel in the Law on Civil Procedure No. 6100 and Law on Advocacy Law No. 1136” from 18% to 8%. The Presidential Decision no. 4862 was published last 26 November 2021 by the country’s Official Gazette. The legislation is effective as of 1 December 2021. It aims to help taxpayers with insufficient finances to afford representation on legal services.
The government of Ecuador issued easements on Value Added Tax compliance to assist businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. The law was published in the official gazette on 29 November 2021 and is effective immediately. Tax measures relating to VAT includes: VAT exemptions: Cleaning and hygiene products, setting rules on VAT payments, imposing rules for non-compliance.