The Spanish Customs and Tax Plan has been published (Spanish Official Gazette 02/27/2023), which breaks down the actions to be carried out by the Spanish Tax Agency in 2023.
Ministerial Order regulating the excise duty on non-reusable plastic packaging is published
Order HFP/1314/2022 has been published today in the Spanish Official Gazette, approving form 592 (Self-settlement of the excise duty on non-reusable plastic containers) and form A22 (Request for refund of the excise duty on non-reusable plastic containers), the form and procedure for its submission are determined, and the registration in the Territorial Registry, the keeping of accounts and the submission of the stock record book are regulated (hereinafter, the "Order"), with entry into force on January 1, 2023.
The new Spanish Plastic Excise Duty
The new Spanish Law 7/2022, of 8 April, on waste, introduces several measures to protect the environment from plastic pollution while fostering growth and innovation and, among others, introduces the new Spanish Plastic Excise Duty will enter into force on January 1st 2023.
Governmental Tax and Customs Annual Plan for 2022
The Tax and Customs Control Plan (BOE 01/31/2020) has been published with new actions in the audits that will take place during 2022, taking into account the economic recovery, the companies and sectors benefited by the outbreak of COVID- 19, the boom in electronic commerce, the effects of the first anniversary of BREXIT, among other issues with tax impact.
Considerations to the Judgment of the CJEU on the IVPEE
This 2021 puts an end to the great unknown raised around the legality of the Tax on the Value of Electricity Production (IVPEE) and the controversy raised since its creation, which led producers and consumers of electricity to challenge the suitability of it.
COVID-19: Deferral of customs duties
The Spanish Government has published the Royal Decree-Law 11/2020, of March 31 2020, entered into force yesterday, which approves urgent measures to try to mitigate impacts of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Coronavirus and Spanish Tax Procedures Underway
In the framework of the urgent tax measures implemented by the Government of Spain due to the extraordinary situation caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus, the Ministry of Tax has published, on its website, a notice informing taxpayers the extension of the term of the tax procedures that are in progress until an amendment on the tax regulation is published.
In the event that you or your Company is involved in a tax procedure, it will be considered suspended until the Spanish Tax Office issues a new communication.
From Salinas & Partners, we will promptly inform our Clients of any tax communication that may affect both operations and transactions of their business.
Governmental Tax and Customs Annual Plan for 2020
The Spanish Tax Administration has published the Plan Tax and Customs Control (BOE 01/28/2020) with important developments in verification actions taking place during 2020, considering the relevant elements that are weaving the current international environment: Brexit, retaliation measures imposed to the United States, e-commerce, artificial intelligence and data analysis under the Big Data technique, new highly digitized business models, cryptocurrencies and services trade.
The Spanish Electricity Tax in hands of the EU Court of Justice
In communion with the operators of the sector and professionals in the field, we expected that what happened last week would happen: the Superior Court of Justice of Valencia (SCJV) has raised a series of questions for the European Union Court of Justice (CJEU) on the possible violation of the Electricity Tax (known as IVPEE for its acronym in Spanish) and of the national law emanating from it (Law 15/2012) on the EU Directives regulating the taxation of energy products, electricity and excise duties, as well as other products of an environmental nature.
Brexit without deal, does it affect me?
In principle, next March 29, 2019 is the date for no deal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. As of today, the Parliament of the United Kingdom has not ratified the agreements reached between the government of that country and the European Union. If that date arrives with no deal, the exit will have important consequences, from the point of view of indirect taxation (Customs, VAT and Excise Duties), for economic operators both in the EU and in the United Kingdom.