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Date of publication: 2024

AGN Next Leaders EMEA: Chapter 2 – Paris

Paris Hosts NextGen Accountancy Training Day – In the heart of Paris, a group of twelve NextGen accountancy partner candidates and new partners gathered for a pivotal dinner and training day, aiming to prepare them for the future of their profession.

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On the Horizon: Changes in EU Tax Law – FASTER Directive

AGN EMEA Tax Committee News

Do you know the key components and implementation timeline for the Faster and Safer Relief of Excess Withholding Taxes (FASTER) Directive?

On May 14, 2024, EU Finance Ministers reached an agreement on the FASTER Directive, which aims to partially harmonise the procedure for collecting and refunding withholding tax on dividends and interest. The aim of the Directive is to speed up and simplify these procedures at EU level.

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How is Intellectual Property Shaping Economic Growth in the Digital Age?

Contributed by: RVKS and Associates.

Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions, literary and artistic works, designs, symbols, names, and images used in commerce. In the digital age, the significance and management of IP have evolved dramatically due to rapid technological advancements and the proliferation of digital content.

Read on to explore the economic implications of IP in the digital era, focusing on valuation, protection, monetization, and the challenges posed by digitalization.

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Taking Flight: UK NextGen Conference Empowers Future Leaders

AGN NextGen UK Conference, 10 – 11 June, 2024, London.
Contributed by Dan Burns at AGN firm (and event host) Shipleys LLP.

Dan Burns – Experienced Learning and Development Advisor, Shipleys, LLP

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VAT in The Digital Age (ViDA) – Developments You Should Know

AGN EMEA Tax Committee News

Are you aware of the ViDA reforms and what impact this will have on EU Businesses?

In December 2022, the European Commission published its proposed “VAT in the Digital Age” (ViDA) reforms to amend the European Union (EU) Value Added Tax (VAT) system with the view to respond to the challenges of digitalisation.

The proposed changes, which aim to reduce the estimated €93 billion “VAT Gap” in the EU and to make the VAT system more efficient for businesses, revolve around three “pillars”.

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