Global Indirect Tax Services Webcast Series


The Global Trade Landscape and Indirect Tax

This fifth webcast in our Global Indirect Tax Services (GITS) webcast series took a closer look at the developments, challenges, and top-of-mind matters affecting today’s global trade and supply chain landscape.

Throughout this session, presenters touched on customs duty deferments, cash saving opportunities, refunds and other forms of incentives, all while sharing their valuable insights on supply chain planning and management from a customs perspective.

Presenters included: Doug Zuvich, Head of Global Trade & Customs, KPMG International, and Partner, KPMG in the US; Gabriel Kurt, EMEA Leader and Head of Trade and Customs Services, KPMG in Germany and Stephane Chasseloup, Head of Trade and Customs Services, KPMG in France

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Indirect Tax Compliance in a Tax Reimagined World

This fourth webcast in our Global Indirect Tax Services (GITS) webcast series discussed global trends and recent developments associated with indirect tax compliance requirements.

In recent years, many jurisdictions have seen a significant rise in the application of digital tax reporting in various forms, such as e-invoicing and real-time reporting. We discussed these indirect tax compliance requirements, challenges that businesses may face in a world with more digital reporting, as well as discussed potential solutions to these challenges.

The purpose of this session was to help you better understand indirect tax compliance management as well as support you in reimagining your tax function of the future.

Presenters included: Alec Percival, Partner, KPMG Global Services Hungary, Karen Witton, Partner, KPMG in UK, Maria Catala, Associate Director, KPMG in Malaysia (Seconded from KPMG Global Services Hungary)

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Navigating the EU VAT roadmap from 2020 to 2025

This third webcast in our Global Indirect Tax Services (GITS) webcast series discussed how the EU’s VAT system will likely change between 2020 and 2025, during which time many of the measures contemplated in the European Commission’s Action Plan on VAT take effect.

A large part of the session was dedicated to the VAT e-commerce changes coming into effect in 2021. We also discussed how the VAT Quick Fixes which took effect in January 2020 are settling, before looking ahead to forthcoming changes, including new VAT reporting requirements for Payment Service Providers (2024) and VAT simplifications for Small and Medium Enterprises (2025). We also touched on the studies currently being undertaken by the Commission which may feed into legislative reforms the in future, as well as the proposal for a Definitive VAT Regime.

The purpose of this session was to help you get an understanding of what the changes are or might be, and more importantly what businesses need to do to be better prepared.

Presenters included: David Duffy, Partner, KPMG in Ireland and Member of the EU’s VAT Expert Group, and Andy van Esdonk, KPMG Meijburg & Co in the Netherlands.

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Data and Indirect Tax

The second webcast in our Global Indirect Tax Services (GITS) webcast series looked at indirect taxes and data.

This session provided viewers with an opportunity to understand how technology is transforming businesses from an Indirect Tax perspective, as well as shared high-level insights into tax technology.

Presenters included: Niren Saldanha, GITS leader, KPMG in the US, Alexander Zegers, GITS leader, KPMG in the Netherlands and Reece Duncan, Senior Manager, KPMG in the UK.

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Future of Indirect Taxes - Looking Ahead

This first webcast in our Global Indirect Tax Services (GITS) webcast looked at global trends in indirect taxes and aimed to predict the future of indirect taxes to 2025.

This session provided an opportunity to identify the changes, trends and future directions for indirect taxes, allowing your businesses to steer course, set strategies and be better prepared to deal with changes as they arise. The session also aimed to help give you a better understanding of how your own jurisdictions are leading or following these indirect tax trends.

Presenters included: Lachlan Wolfers, Global Head of Indirect Taxes, KPMG International and Lennert Janssen, Senior Manager, KPMG in China.

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