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Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Posted: 4 October
European Commission - Fact Sheet

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Brussels, 4 October 2017

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Why does the EU's VAT system need reform?

The current VAT rules for cross-border trade between businesses in EU Member States date back to 1993, just after the creation of the Single Market. At the time, they were meant to be transitional. The rules do not take into account technological...

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UAE firms must prove VAT-compliance

Posted: 25 September

UAE logistics firms must prove VAT-compliance
by ASC Staff on Sep 25, 2017, www.arabiansupplychain.com

Companies operating in the UAE will need to prove their VAT compliance to tax officials, according to Girish Chand, director, MCA Chartered Accountants, who spoke at the VAT Talks conference in Dubai.

The sessions were held to discuss the impact of VAT on business operations, especially their supply chain, working capital, commercial operations...

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Trade Issue - Gokoul SARL France

Posted: 21 August

Trade Issue - Gokoul SARL France

We would like to Warn everyone and tel about our negative experience with Company Gokoul SARL, France. We strongly feel that being proactive and sharing information within industry will help us to identify companies that are dishonest, irresponsible, short term oriented. Companies that are cheating, lying and are not willing to resolve any problems whatsoever and will think only about protecting their interest.

We...

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Changing our company name

Posted: 24 November

Dear Valued Customers, Suppliers, and Business Partners;

Effective November 22th 2016, we are excited to announce that we are changing our company name and biling adress

From:

CICompany s.r.o.

Podzámocká 1580/18

972 01 Bojnice

To:

East West Trade s.r.o

Panonska cesta 17

851 04  Bratislava

This name change allows us to incorporate East West Trade corporate name recognition into our business activities.

The company will...

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Potential fraud warning - LM Tech Sp z o.o.

Posted: 8 November

Hello,

Potential fraud warning.

We have an problem with our Polish client LM Tech Sp z o.o. We're working with them since Oct 2015, from Q1’Y16 thay got credit for 50K,€. At August they got over 1day 120K of credit, they paid only half in August and up to 03.11.2016 they still have our 11740 EUR (since 22.08).

Main issue is that theres no contact to owner Marcin Lepianka (no picking phone), and very bad contact to his salesman Rafal Widerak...

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Trade Issue – Be Warned - FIRST EAST ENTERPRISES HK

Posted: 1 November

Our IPT member HELVETRADE SA have purchased goods from FIRST EAST ENTERPRISES, based in Hong Kong.

After payment this company is now no longer communicating.

It looks very likely that FIRST EAST ENTERPRISES has defrauded HELVETRADE SA

After investigating other companies say this company has caused issues in the past as well.

Contact Details:

Alex Pozdniakov
FIRST EAST ENTERPRISES LIMITED
mob: +852 5531 2201
skype: alex.feelimited
Whatsapp: +852 5531...

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The Latest VAT Tribunal Cases

Posted: 12 July

The Latest VAT Tribunal Cases

Hi all, this is for information.

To assist you find the latest decisions we have found the links.

Click the links below to see the decisions of the relevant cases:

ESSENTIAL TELECOM LTD

Full Decision Link - Click Here

CHANGTEL SOLUTIONS UK LIMITED

Full Decision Link - Click Here

LEEDS SMITH CONSULTING LIMITED

Full Decision Link - Click Here
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Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Posted: 12 November

Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Please be as careful as possible when doing your deals & checks.

We have more reports of attempted clonings  - from giving others vat numbers to changing bank details on invoices and trying to defraud companies.

Note: This is especially true for big french companies - be especially aware if you are approached and do triple checks! most times it is a cloning attempt!

Stay alert and report any to IPT.

If you...

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Mobile News Online

Mobile News – Vodafone Partnerships and attitudinal segmentation

20 November - 10:38

Check out our new podcast this week interviewing a few of the industry figures in this weeks Mobile News magazine. This week we’ll be discussing how Vodafone’s partnership programme has been coming along over the past twelve months with Vodafone’s director of partnerships and alliances Helen Freestone. We also spoke with the Graystone Strategy director

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250 million devices now have P2i nano-coatings

20 November - 10:00

Oxford-based protection company target a further 50 million before Christmas P2i has announced that it has covered its 250 millionth consumer device since its launch in 2011. The liquid-repellent nano coating manufacturer, which is gearing up to release new products in the next year and a half, is also pushing to reach 300 million before

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Ofcom slaps True Telecom with £300,000 fine for breached rules

17 November - 15:05

Ofcom issued the fine after analysing 250 sales call recordings in a year long investigation True Telecom has been fined £300,000 by regulatory body Ofcom after being found guilty of mis-selling landline telephone services to over a hundred customers. Ofcom stated the dealer broke four rules repeatedly from October 8, 2015 to October 26 the

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Razer Phone goes on sale in UK exclusively with Three

17 November - 11:17

A limited edition green emblem version is available but only 1,337 are available worldwide  The Razer Phone is available to buy today (Nov 17) in the UK for £549.99 prepaid in black only. A limited edition version with a green emblem on the back (below) is available alongside the standard white version. Only 1,337 green

The post Razer Phone goes on sale in UK exclusively with Three appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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Gavin Patterson: Operators don’t have a business model for 5G

16 November - 17:16

The CEO of the telecoms giant said that finding a business case for 5G is proving difficult BT CEO Gavin Patterson has claimed that he, and other operator CEOs are unclear as to how to build a business model around the roll out of 5G mobile signals. Speaking at the Huawei Global Mobile Broadband Forum,

The post Gavin Patterson: Operators don’t have a business model for 5G appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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OnePlus 5T launched while co-founder admits cockiness in past

16 November - 17:00

Simultaneous worldwide release on November 21 for £449 (64GB) and £499 (128GB), only in midnight black OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei unveiled the OnePlus 5T today (Nov 16) in New York, while acknowledging the fledgling firm’s naivety. Speaking on stage in a room with hundreds of media representatives, Pei admitted “cockiness” when launching the OnePlus 2

The post OnePlus 5T launched while co-founder admits cockiness in past appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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CCS Insight: UK mobile data usage will grow sevenfold by 2021

16 November - 12:21

The average mobile subscriber uses 2.5GB of data per month but is predicted to grow to 18GB by 2021 Mobile data consumption in the UK will increase sevenfold from 2.5GB per month to 18GB on average by 2021, according to a new report. This is according to CCS Insight in a report released November 8.

The post CCS Insight: UK mobile data usage will grow sevenfold by 2021 appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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EE first 5G trials hit 2.8Gbps download speeds

16 November - 11:34

The test show the consistent delivery of download speeds of 2.8Gbps in its mobile lab, it’s a huge step forwards for the 5G in the UK EE in partnership with Huawei delivered 5G connectivity with consistent download speeds of 2.8Gbps in its UK test labs. In order to deliver the consistent 2.8Gbps downlink throughout across

The post EE first 5G trials hit 2.8Gbps download speeds appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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Vodafone doubles profit forecast for the year after strong H1

14 November - 10:14

Full year earnings predictions have also grown €200 million (£178bn) despite a fall in total revenue Vodafone has announced it expects to grow twice as fast as originally thought following a strong first half of its 2017 financial year. In the announcement for the six months ending September 30, adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation

The post Vodafone doubles profit forecast for the year after strong H1 appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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ASUS ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 4 MAX now available in UK

13 November - 16:37

Prepaid ZenFone 4 is available for £449.99 and ZenFone 4 Max is  £249.99 from Carphone Warehouse, John Lewis, Amazon, Box, Tesco and ASUS eShop The Asus ZenFone 4 and 4 Max are now (Nov 13) available to buy in the UK.  The ZenFone 4 is available Sim-free for £449.99 in black or white, and ZenFone

The post ASUS ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 4 MAX now available in UK appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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