What will Brexit mean for EU VAT refunds?

Prolonged uncertainty over Brexit has thrown UK businesses into turmoil over future corporate tax arrangements, notably VAT refunds from European Union trading partners

Five countries shaking up tax reporting

Meet the pioneering nations leading the push to electronic invoicing

How Italy is tackling VAT fraud

A new VAT system in Italy means the government sees every invoice issued. Spain, Poland and others are now doing the same

Overcoming challenges of digital tax reform

‘Making Tax Digital’ will transform corporate accounting for the majority of small businesses, but the impact of digitalisation on large enterprises in particular presents with some major hurdles

Fighting the meme ban to protect internet freedom

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As the law plays catch-up with the digital revolution, experts have raised concerns over impending copyright rules and their potential impact on sharing information online

How Brexit will impact the fight against corrupt wealth

Europol HQ in the Hague

Experts fear losing access to EU registers on crime and criminal intelligence could undermine the work of anti-money laundering initiatives in a post-Brexit UK

Why the patents system needs a revamp

Lack of a universal patent system to protect intellectual property leaves innovating companies open to potentially ruinous infringements

EU ruling on gene-edited foods is holding us back

Gene-edited food has the potential to feed the world’s hungry, but may be blocked in the European Union