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Alaskan Boroughs

Alaskan Boroughs

Did you know that there are not counties in Alaska? Instead, Alaska has 19 boroughs which are their county-equivalent government between the city and state level. Alaska is unique in the United States in that only a portion of the state is covered by boroughs, in every other state the county-equivalent entities cover … Read More

Assam Ratifies GST Amendment

Assam Ratifies GST Amendment

The GST Amendment has been ratified first in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. The BJP which is the majority at the national level, also is in the majority in Assam Legislative Assembly. The BJP controls the state assemblies in the following states: Gujarat Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh Rajasthan Goa Haryana Maharashtra Jharkhand So it … Read More

EU and Possible Reduced VAT Rate for Digital Publications

EU and Possible Reduced VAT Rate for Digital Publications

Few days ago the European Commission launched a consultation process regarding the VAT treatment of electronic publications in Europe, as currently the VAT rates for printed and digital publications differs at European level. The findings of this process will be taken into consideration by the Commission in order to propose possible reforms in this … Read More