The evolving VAT landscape: What businesses need to know
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Doing business with or in foreign countries will likely expose your company to value-added tax (VAT). Understanding when and how VAT affects transactions will help you make informed decisions, avoid unnecessary burdens and meet any compliance demands. The introduction of a VAT into companies not familiar with the mechanics and processes often means uncertainty and an increase in the potential for error. Now more than ever, it is critical to understand its impact and to know the considerations for its successful implementation in your business.
Join our experienced panel of indirect tax professionals as they provide insights into VAT requirements both in Canada (goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) requirements) and across the globe. We will focus on who will be affected, what the implications are and the challenges faced by businesses. Discussion topics include:
- An introduction to VAT: Taxing the transaction and the concept of place of supply
- How to identify when you have a registration and compliance requirement
- Which countries are planning or implementing significant VAT changes: India, the Gulf Council countries, Egypt and the United Kingdom, and what you should be doing if you operate in these jurisdictions
- New compliance requirements: Managing your VAT obligations