Shipping Masterclass – Sailing through Europe’s Prominent Yachting Jurisdictions
Discrepancy in VAT rules across Europe over the last years proved the importance of specialised guidance in this sector.
The KPMG Learning is organising a special edition of the Shipping Masterclasses focused on Yachting in Europe. The KPMG Learning Academy will bring together around a virtual table experts from different VAT Teams across the KPMG Network to provide you with VAT insights and updates about Europe’s most competitive jurisdictions such as Malta, Italy, France and UK.
The webinar will also delve on updates from the UK following the entering into full force of Brexit.
The Webinar will be moderated by Stephan Piazza, Senior Manager and Yachting Leader at KPMG Malta and will be followed by a Q&A session.
The course is addressed to lawyers, accountants and yacht specialists.
This session is meant to provide guidance on the recent changes to VAT rules affecting this industry during the last years.
Time: 09:30 – 11:45 (including 15 minutes break)
Venue: Live online session – details of how to join the meeting will be sent once registration is complete.
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.
Moderator: Stephan Piazza, Senior Manager and Yachting Leader, KPMG Malta
Graziella Demanuele Bianco, Associate Director – Tax Knowledge Services
Louise Grima, Senior Manager, VAT Compliance/Advisory
Annalise Schembri Cefai, Assistant Manager, Corporate Tax Compliance
Graziella, Louise and Annalise will delve into:
- Importation of Yachts through Malta and import VAT deferral mechanisms;
- VAT considerations associated with the long terms and short-term chartering of Yachts;
- The revised Maltese VAT use and enjoyment rules;
- Income Tax Considerations.
Davide Morabito, Partner, Indirect Tax, Head of the Italian VAT Practice
Angela Abawi, Senior Manager, Indirect Tax Services
Davide and Angela will discuss:
- Recently introduced rules regarding the application of zero-rated regime for vessels used for the navigation on high seas;
- New compliance requirements in connection with the B2C long-term hiring/leasing of pleasure boats within the EU territory;
- Analyses of Case law of Italian’s Supreme Court on the VAT treatment of the sale & lease back of a yacht.
KPMG Advocats France
Laurent Chetcuti, Partner, Indirect Tax
Roamin Dayan, Senior Manager, Indirect Tax
Katie Aghabala, Director, Indirect Tax
Katie will provide updates on Brexit six months after the divorce of the UK from the EU.
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- Guided Learning 2 hours
- Language English
- Assessments Not Applicable