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Residential Electricity VAT Rate in Belgium Rises 9/1/2015

Residential Electricity VAT Rate in Belgium Rises 9/1/2015

The center-right Belgian coalition government of Charles Michel has announced that as of 1 September 2015 the value-added tax rate applied to residential energy service will rise to 21%. The applicable rate had been 6% since 1 April 2014 under initiative of the previous government under Elio Di Rupo. Reception to the change has been … Read More

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Puerto Rico Enacts Comprehensive Tax Reform

Puerto Rico Enacts Comprehensive Tax Reform

After years of attempts to find increased revenue, the Puerto Rico legislature enacted act 72-2015 on May 29, 2015 (“Act 72-2015”), which amends various sections of the 2011 Internal Revenue Code, as amended, adding Subtitle DD titled “Value Added Tax”.This legislation makes Puerto Rico the first United States territory to adopt a comprehensive Value Added Tax … Read More