CJEU on cumulative intra-Community acquisitions

The CJEU has ruled (7.7.2022, C-696/20, Dyrektor Izby Skarbowej w W) that, in general, a cumulative intra-Community acquisition of goods can also occur in the Member State in which the transport began if the acquirer uses a VAT ID number of that Member State. However, there is no cumulative intra-Community acquisition of goods if the […]

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Update – Intrastat: New rules from 1 January 2022

As anticipated in the Tax Newsletter of 9 December 2021, the assimilation threshold (i.e. the threshold for arrivals of goods from other EU Member States and dispatches of goods to other EU Member States in the previous or current calendar year) has been raised for both arrival and dispatch declarations starting from the reference year 2022. […]

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VAT reduction for hospitality, cultural and publishing sectors

On 12 June 2020, the Austrian Minister of Finance announced a new supporting measure for the hospitality, tourism and cultural sectors. Accordingly, a reduced VAT rate of 5% will apply for supplies of all food and beverages in restaurants and other catering establishments, as well as for access to museums, cinemas or musical events and supplies […]

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