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PKF International Event News • 2021-09-17

Cross-border services – navigating local requirements - Session 3

Programme Description

Date and Time - 2 February

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The Cross-border services – navigating local requirements session will focus on the flow of services and how more and more countries are trying to ensure that remotely provided services are taxed where consumed.   

It will do so providing information about indirect tax compliance requirements globally and steps that can be taken to minimise indirect tax administration and exposure. 

Transaction flow and issues when services are supplied in a cross-border environment 

Detailed Agenda

13:00 – 13:05 (GMT) - Introduction
13:05 – 13:15 (GMT) – Overview of the ever-increasing development of e-commerce measures
13:15 – 13:25 (GMT) – Digital and non-digital services
13:25 – 13:40 (GMT) - UK, EU, and RoW developments
13:40 – 13:50 (GMT) - EU OSS
13:50 – 14:00 (GMT) - Q&A Session

Learning Objectives: 

  • Transaction flow and issues when services are supplied in a cross-border environment
  • Indirect tax impacts of cloud computing services
  • The significance of the distinction between B2B and B2C transactions
  • Indirect tax compliance requirements, and steps to be taken to reduce administration

Speaker Bios

Luigi Lungarella – Director – Indirect Tax (PKF Littlejohn – London (UK)) 

Luigi has over 20 years' experience of indirect taxation, having previously worked as an indirect tax consultant for two Big 4 firms and a privately-owned group specialising in property investment and fund management, principal investments and financial services.  Luigi chairs the Indirect Taxes pillar within the PKF network, is a member of the PKF International Tax Committee and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) indirect tax committee. 

Stephen Dale (Hedeos – Paris (FR)) 

Stephen has worked in French taxation for some 30 years, having previously worked with PwC in the UK and in France (1976-2017). He now works for French law firm Hedeos. He is president of the International VAT Association, member of the EU Commission’s VAT Expert Group and  is a founding board member of both the Association de la Pratique de la TVA européenne (APTE) and the Association des Représentants Fiscaux français and a member of the OECD’s TAG on consumption taxes. Stephen lectures at three French universities on indirect and UK taxation.

Ralf Ruedenburg - Partner (PKF O'Connor Davies - New York (US)) 

Ralf Ruedenburg is a Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies with more than 20 years of professional experience having practiced in both the U.S. and Germany. His specialized practice areas are international taxation and sales and local tax in the U.S. From 2001 to 2015, Ralf worked with a “Big 4” international accounting firm in Germany and in the U.S. Ralf is a native German speaker and is fluent in English.

Bun Hiong - Head of Tax (PKF- CAP LLP – Singapore)

Bun Hiong started his career in 1994 with Arthur Andersen Singapore
where he was involved in tax compliance and advisory work in the areas
of, amongst others, Corporate and Individual Income Taxes, Goods and
Services Tax, cross border planning and due diligence review. His clients
were predominantly in the areas of banking, insurance as well as
upcoming small and medium enterprises.

The session has now ended

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