Patrycja Wolniczek Mucha

Patrycja Wolniczek Mucha

Patrycja Wolniczek Mucha is a Legal Analyst within the international department of Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Indirect Tax in Portland OR. Her responsibilities include monitoring international tax law changes and trends. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Patrycja worked for international law firms Salans and Linklaters in Berlin, Germany focusing on global M&A transactions. Patrycja developed passion for international law issues by graduating law from universities in Germany, Poland and France. She is fluent in four languages. When not working Patrycja likes to travel, surf and play polo.

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January 2014 International Indirect Tax Updates

Along with released budget measures for year 2014 many countries have passed legislation or announced a number of changes that have an impact on the VAT rates. These changes are a response to economic and budgetary developments in the particular country. We have summarized the upcoming VAT rate changes with the following countries. The changes will … Read More

Belgium – Lawyer Services subject to 21% VAT in 2014

Until 31 December 2013 Belgium was the only EU country applying VAT exemption under art.44 §1 (1) of the VAT Act to lawyer services provided by Belgian, EU-listed lawyers or firms located in Belgium with the majority of Belgian or EU-listed partners. This allowed not charging clients VAT, however, the firms had to absorb any … Read More

December 2013 International Indirect Tax Updates

The following VAT changes came recently into effect: India Tripura On November 20th, 2013 the Official Gazette of India Tripura published the Notification No. F-I-11(17)-TAX/2007, in which the current standard VAT rate of 13.5% is being        increased to 14.5%. The change became effective from the date of its publication, from … Read More

ECJ Judgment in case C-494/12 on the interpretation of “Supply of Goods”

On 5 November 2012 the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) of the United Kingdom had requested a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) in case Dixons Retail Plc v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Case C-494/12) referring VAT questions related to the definition of “supply of goods” and … Read More


November 2013 International Indirect Tax Updates

As a result of  current economic developments the following VAT changes came recently into effect. Pakistan New sales tax of 3% was imposed on fabrics. A 2% additional sales tax will be charged from manufacturers. On October 4th, 2013 the Government of Pakistan Ministry of Finance Tax Department issued a notice amending Notification No. S.R.O. … Read More