Tax & Accounting Blog

Continuing Legal Education Courses in Indirect Tax

Continuing Legal Education Courses in Indirect Tax

Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting – Indirect Tax has been presenting a series of continuing legal education (CLE) courses in 2015 in conjunction with West LegalEdCenter. The live presentations for 2015 are now complete, but all 5 sessions were recorded and are now available on-demand at the following links: United States Indirect Tax … Read More

Latvia Proposal to Combat VAT Fraud

Latvia Proposal to Combat VAT Fraud

A common theme of our blog space has been the ways various countries are tackling issues of VAT Collection and VAT fraud (see my colleague Anil Kuruvilla‘s posts on India and Puerto Rico, for example, or this piece on Fiji). With proposals contained in the 2016 budget to be voted on by … Read More

Good News, Bad News for Pakistan Fuel Consumers

Good News, Bad News for Pakistan Fuel Consumers

For Pakistan’s fuel consumers the Federal Board of Revenue’s recent actions are a case of good news, bad news. That is because while worldwide oil prices continue to fall, Pakistan has been ramping up its fuel tax rates, first in July, then again in August, September, and October. During that time – between July 1st and October … Read More

Rough Ride for Uber in the Low Countries

Rough Ride for Uber in the Low Countries

The third quarter of 2015 was a tumultuous one in Belgium and the Netherlands for Uber Technologies, Inc. The Netherlands On September 29 2015, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment’s Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (Dutch:  Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu, Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport) announced that Uber offices in Amsterdam had … Read More