Australian Businesses Supplying Electronic, Telecoms And Broadcasting Services To EU Customers Need To Be Aware Of Changes To EU VAT Rules That Apply From 1 January 2015

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EU VAT CHANGES FOR E-COMMERCE SERVICES -

Australian e-commerce businesses that supply services to European customers need to be aware of important "value added tax" ("VAT") changes that will apply across the European Union ("EU") from 1 January 2015.

These changes will apply in relation to the following services (which we have collectively referred to as "e-commerce services"), to the extent the services are supplied to a non-VAT registered consumer:

- telecommunication services;

- television and radio broadcasting services; and

- electronically supplied services (including software subscription services, such as for games, music and other content).

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Topics:  Australia, Broadcasting, EU, International Tax Issues, Technology, Telecommunications, VAT

Published In: General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, International Trade Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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