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Supreme Administrative Court has confirmed VAT liability for roaming services – It is time to act now

Whenever customers of foreign telecommunication providers use their phones or tablets in Austria, two services are provided simultaneously from a VAT point of view. First, an Austrian telecommunication provider operating the mobile network will perform a telecommunication (roaming) service to the foreign (non-EU) telecommunication provider. At the same time, the foreign telecommunication provider will provide a service to its (non-EU) customer. Until recently, it was unclear if any of these two services are subject to VAT in Austria. Continue reading Supreme Administrative Court has confirmed VAT liability for roaming services – It is time to act now