Course in Value Added Tax-VAT Awareness

General

Program Description

About the Course

VAT or “value added tax” is charged on goods and services purchased by relocation companies and their clients. Many believe that VAT is applicable only in Europe when in fact this tax is common throughout the world. Currently, approximately 145 countries in the world have implemented a VAT, and the OECD has been known to say that “the spread of Value Added Tax has been the most important development in taxation over the last half-century”. Because VAT may have a significant financial impact on your business, regardless of its location or whether you are the client or service provider, it is important that managers in the relocation industry have a good understanding of what VAT is in order to avoid any unnecessary costs. As a result, it is mandatory for all countries, all the industries to have the relative information about VAT.

Target Audience

This course will enable controllers, accounting and tax professionals to understand the importance of managing Value-Added- Tax (VAT) transactions and balances.

Learning Objectives

This course will enable controllers, accounting and tax professionals to understand the importance of managing Value-Added- Tax (VAT) transactions and balances. VAT management is not rocket science, but headaches can be avoided with a proper registration and control process in place. This course will cover real-world examples of VAT management, as well as:

  • Define Value-Added- Tax (VAT) and discover how VAT works.
  • Identify the risks behind improper VAT management.
  • Recognize how to plan your VAT balance.
  • Examples of how to record VAT.
  • Potential red flags around VAT treatment.
  • Tips on audit compliance.

Optional Online/Distance Learning Attendance

Students are also permitted to enroll in this course on an online/distance learning basis.

Last updated January 2018

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