Monthly Archives: May 2014

Guidance on B2C Digital Services Changes to VAT

HMRC has guidance on the business-to-consumer, B2C, changes to digital services coming in 2015 and the mini-one stop shop, MOSS, registration. Digital services cover broadcasting, telecommunications and e-services like downloads, apps, gaming etc. From 1st January 2015 for B2C services … Continue reading

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Tax and Scottish Separation from UK

Conflicting reports from London and Edinburgh on the tax side of Scottish separation from the UK seem to be evenly balanced, with each side blaming the other. As a tax barrister and student of history both it’s interesting how paying … Continue reading

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Foreign Investors in Kosovo Offered Tax Break

I hear, via The Investment Promotion Agency of Kosovo, that the government in Kosovo have approved a 4 year tax exemption of corporate tax (CIT) and value added tax (VAT) for foreign investors who invest at least EUR 2m and … Continue reading

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European Court Scorns UK Challenge to FTT

The European Court of Justice yesterday scornfully rejected the UK’s challenge to the basis of the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). The UK got off to a bad start by recognising its legal challenge might be premature, as at this stage … Continue reading

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