Is Your Business Ready to Face Upcoming VAT Developments?

Is Your Business Ready to Face Upcoming VAT Developments?

This course can be delivered to your organisation as part of our bespoke Corporate Training Solutions, at your own time and your own convenience. Contact us on kla@kpmg.com.mt or call us on +356 2563 6363 or on +356 9963 6363 for more information on how we can take care of your organisation’s training needs.

Course Description:

This session provides an overview of VAT developments businesses can expect in the coming years based on current VAT discussions at EU level. The first part of the session will deal with selected cases decided by the Court of Justice of the EU during 2022 including recent judgements on the concept of ‘fixed establishment’. The second part of the session will deal with VAT developments agreed to and/or being discussed at EU level including the introduction of the Reduced VAT Rates directive which was agreed to by the European Commission on 5th April 2022; the introduction of VAT reporting rules for Payment Service providers and an overview of VAT in the Digital Age project.

Target Audience:

This session is aimed for Accountants, Lawyers or other individuals which would like to keep abreast of VAT developments and changes. This session will be of particular interest to businesses operating with resources based both within and outside Malta; businesses engaged in the supply of services online and payment service providers.

Learning Outcomes:

After attending this session, attendees will be in a position to identify circumstances impacted by recent case law of the CJEU and/or by developments proposed agreed to or being discussed at EU level.

Venue: Kindly contact us on kla@kpmg.com.mt to indicate your preferred training method; online or in-person.

CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 2 hours of Structured CPE which can be classified as Core Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.

Trainers:

Louise Grima, Associate Director, Tax – VAT Compliance/Advisory, KPMG in Malta

Louise Grima

Louise Grima is an Associate Director at KPMG Malta. She joined KPMG in 2015 after graduating with a Master in Accountancy from the University of Malta and has since worked in direct and indirect taxation assisting clients established in a number of fields including retailing, gaming, banking, funds amongst others. Louise was awarded the 2015 MIA Best Student of the Year prize for Master in Accountancy Group 2013/2015, holds a Diploma in VAT compliance and has successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation with an overall distinction. Louise regularly delivers seminars on both direct and indirect taxation.

Kieran Vassallo, Assistant Manager, Tax – VAT Compliance/Advisory, KPMG in Malta

Kieran Vassallo

Kieran Vassallo is an  Assistant Manager within the tax function at KPMG Malta. Kieran graduated at the University of Malta with distinction, completing the Master in Accountancy course in 2020. Kieran holds a Diploma in VAT Compliance and is currently reading for an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT). In December 2021 he was awarded the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers Prize for placing first worldwide in ADIT Module 3 (thematic), having sat for the EU VAT exam. On a day-to-day basis, Kieran assists clients operating in a wide-range of industries with VAT and other tax matters.

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Course Features

  • Guided Learning 2 hours
  • Language English
  • Assessments
Louise Grima

Associate Director

Louise Grima is an Associate Director at KPMG Malta. She joined KPMG in 2015 after graduating with a Master in Accountancy from the University of Malta and has since worked in direct and indirect taxation assisting clients established in a number of fields including retailing, gaming, banking, funds amongst others. Louise was awarded the 2015 MIA Best Student of the Year prize for Master in Accountancy Group 2013/2015, holds a Diploma in VAT compliance and has successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation with an overall distinction. Louise regularly delivers seminars on both direct and indirect taxation.

Assistant Manager

Kieran Vassallo is an Assistant Manager within the tax function at KPMG Malta. Kieran graduated at the University of Malta with distinction, completing the Master in Accountancy course in 2020. Kieran holds a Diploma in VAT Compliance and is currently reading for an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT). In December 2021 he was awarded the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers Prize for placing first worldwide in ADIT Module 3 (thematic), having sat for the EU VAT exam. On a day-to-day basis, Kieran assists clients operating in a wide-range of industries with VAT and other tax matters.