Threat of digital services turnover tax on non-resident providers if OECD Pillar 1 talks fail New Zealand is the latest country to draw-up plans for a Digital Services Tax (DST) which would tax sales by non-resident providers of in-scope services to consumers. The aim is
2% DST on digital services launched in July 2022 The Nepalese Inland Revenue has updated the requirements on its Digital Services Tax. This is a turnover tax on a range of digital services providered by non-residents to locals. The DST was introduced in July 2022,
Ugandan Revenue Authority passes DST turnover tax on income from digital services generated by non-residents Uganda’s Parliament passed the introduction of a 5% levy on the gross digital services income received by non-resident providers from local consumers. This is in effect from 1 July 2023.
July 2023 – 138 countries agree to continue the suspension of Digital Services Taxes for a further year as OECD Pillar negotiations proceed 138 countries on 11 July 2023 committed to a further 12 months to negotiate a global settlement on where around 100 digital
Kenya to fall into line with $250 billion OECD global tax reforms – unlocks US free trade deal Kenyan President, William Ruto, has confirmed that Kenya will end its 2021 1.5% Digital Services Tax (DST) as it withdraws its objections to the Pillar 2 OECD reforms
Swiss Federal Tax Administration to use VAT returns for new 4% levy on foreign TV streaming voted for in 2022 referendum Following 15 May 2022 referendum vote to impose a foreign streaming levy, the Swiss Federal Tax Administration has proposed to base the tax calculations
Spain, Austria and Kenya added to list of countries whose DST’s may be deducted against Irish Corporation Tax Ireland’s Revenue Commissionaires has added three additional states to the list of jurisdictions that Irish resident businesses may claim Digital Services Tax against relevant their Irish taxable