Denmark | EU’s Four ‘Quick Fixes’ for VAT in January 2020

By |November 23rd, 2019|

On 1 October 2019, the Danish government presented the finance law proposal to parliament that will implement changes into VAT law. These are the simplifications to the cross-border supply of goods within the EU, also known as the four 'Quick Fixes'. In Denmark, the Four 'Quick Fixes' come into effect [...]

Denmark / Tax Authorities Given Powers to Request Customer Data from Credit Card Providers

By |July 16th, 2019|

The Danish tax authorities have been granted the right to request that payment providers, such as credit card issuers, provide them with information related to the payments they process.  This will apply to providers that issue cards to private customers and those cards were used to make payments made within [...]

Denmark | Expands Scope of Triangulation Rules from July 2019

By |May 23rd, 2019|

As of 1st July 2019, Denmark is expanding the scope of its simplified triangulation mechanism. Triangulation is an EU scheme advantageous to companies making supplies of cross-border goods.  It applies when there is a supply chain of goods made up of three businesses from different Member States (A,B & C), [...]

Denmark | Issues guidance on private use of business assets

By |October 3rd, 2017|

Denmark has updated its guidance on the VAT treatment applied to private use of business assets by staff. The Danish Tax Authorities have essentially stated that should a taxable person acquire assets for both private and personal use, then the private use by an employee should be treated as a [...]

Denmark – Further increase in VAT deduction for hotels

By |January 14th, 2015|

Currently Denmark allows a 75% VAT deduction on hotel accommodation for business travel.  As part of a growth plan for the economy, Denmark has increased the deduction to 100% effective from 1 January 2015. This follows a similar move in 2014 when the deduction on hotel accommodation had increased from [...]

Denmark | Domestic Reverse Charge for Electronic Goods Introduced on 1 July 2014

By |June 24th, 2014|

  From the 1 July 2014, Denmark will apply the extended reverse charge to domestic supplies of consumer electronic goods such as mobile devices, laptops and computers and games consoles. The reverse charge operates by the customer accounting for the applicable VAT instead of the supplier. However, the rules will [...]

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