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Detailed Event Information For EU Supply Chains: A VAT and Transfer Pricing Perspective Detailed Event Information For EU Supply Chains: A VAT and Transfer Pricing Perspective
EU Supply Chains: A VAT and Transfer Pricing Perspective -- Biotechnology, Consumer Electronics, Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Medical Eq., Materials Handling Machinery, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
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Location/Date: Boston, MA, United States 02/26/2013 - 03/07/2013
Event Summary:
Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about EU Supply Chains and how to address VAT and Transfer Pricing Issues. RSM Tenon(UK)and McGladrey LLP, along with the Commercial Specialist from the U.S. Commercial Service's, Mission to the European Union, will provide an overview of VAT rules that are most relevant to U.S. companies doing business in Europe, as well as some of the more significant changes in EU Customs rules. The Webinar will explain: • Outline of the basic principles of VAT • VAT impacts on U.S. exporters (goods vs. services, B2B vs. B2C, online/electronic services. VAT compliance strategies). • Implementation of the modernized Customs Code as well as the Tariff Reductions/Suspensions • Place of supply rules and how it concerns US businesses • Intra-EU supply of goods and services – compliance obligations • Discussion on the VAT features of limited risk distribution • Income tax and transfer pricing aspects of supply chain structures

Contacts:
Isabelle Maelcamp, European Union
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +32-2-811-5276
Isabelle.Maelcamp@trade.gov
James Paul, Boston
USEAC Director
Phone: 617-565-4304
James.Paul@trade.gov
Michelle Ouellette, Boston
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 617-565-4302
Michelle.Ouellette@trade.gov