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EUROPEAN BUSINESS NEWS

New guidelines to cut EU food waste

Guidelines to lifting barriers to food donation in the EU, just published by the Commission, clarify relevant EU legislation and are seen as a key deliverable of the EU's 'circular economy'.

What do the regions really want?

A week full of debates and events about European regions and cities is over

Sustainable forests: EU agrees general approach for 2021-30

EU environment ministers have come to a general agreement on new rules for more sustainable and climate-friendly use of lands and forests across Europe over the period 2021-2030.

Taiwan will continue to press for close cross-strait relations with mainland China

Dr. Chang Tien-Chin, deputy minister with the Mainland Affairs Council in Taiwan, was in Brussels to outline current relations between the two sides

Paraguay e-invoicing software 2018

Paraguay is to launch a centrally-controlled electronic invoice system. The system, known as SIFEN, will include approved software provided by the government to tax payers.  This will track all invoices, credit notes and withholding tax receipts. Details of SIFEN will be provided at the start of 2019.

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Commission publishes report and text proposals following fifth negotiating round with Mexico

Commission publishes report and text proposals following fifth negotiating round with Mexico

Commission publishes report and text proposals following fifth negotiating round with Mexico

Commission publishes report and text proposals following fifth negotiating round with Mexico

Commissioner Malmström in South Africa to celebrate first anniversary of regional trade agreement

Commissioner Malmström in South Africa to celebrate first anniversary of regional trade agreement

Malta raises VAT registration threshold

The 2018 Maltese Budget includes a proposal to increase the country’s VAT registration threshold from €14,000 to €20,000. Non-resident companies must immediately VAT register if they are providing taxable supplies in Malta. The exception is e-commerce sales by foreign companies to Maltese consumers. In this case, there is a distance selling threshold of €35,000 per …

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Brexit UK to benefit from EU VAT reforms

Post-Brexit UK businesses may receive an unexpected benefit from recently announced proposals to create a single EU VAT regime in 2022. The potential introduction of a reforming destination-based VAT system will mean the UK’s loss of zero VAT rating on EU exports/imports after Brexit will be cancelled out.  This could neutralise up to £85bn on recoverable …

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Romania relaxes VAT split payments

Romania is to relax the initial mandatory requirements for VAT payers to implement split payment measures. Anti-VAT fraud split payments were introduced on a voluntary basis from 1 October 2017. They were to become mandatory for all VAT registered businesses on 1 January 2018. Following heavy lobbying from businesses and employer associations this is to …

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US marketplace sales tax amnesty extension

The sales tax amnesty for online Sellers in the US has been extended to 1 November 2017. Open to online marketplace sellers, the original 17th August – 17th October amnesty programme will forgive back taxes, interest, and penalties for sellers that haven’t been collecting sales tax in states where they should. The amnesty is available in participating …

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MEPs tackle unfair food practices

Food companies are alleged to be selling lower quality food products in some EU countries. The European Parliament's internal market committee looked into the issue Wednesday.

Pesticides must be checked for harmful chemicals: MEPs

MEPs at a public hearing Wednesday discussed the EU risk assessment of the herbicide glyphosate, demanding that pesticides be checked for endocrine disrupting chemicals.

Sweden EU’s top performer on gender equality

Gender equality in Europe is progressing at a snail's pace, according to an updated Gender Equality Index published Wednesday, showing Sweden as the top-performing country and Greece at the bottom.