The Portuguese Government approved, through Dispatch n.º 52/2021-XXII, of 25 February, a new review of the payment flexibility scheme for the payment of the VAT to the State, now assessed in December 2020 by the taxpayers under monthly returns or in the 4th quarter of 2020 by the taxpayers under quarterly returns.
The departure of the United Kingdom from the EU will not affect the enforceability of English arbitration awards. Accordingly, in international commercial contracts, arbitration could be a more attractive alternative to litigation as it entails fewer risks to contracting parties in the new post-Brexit legal landscape.
It was published in the official gazette the Decree-Law no. 14-B/2021, of 22 February, which expanded the exceptional financial aid for families due to the suspension of in person curricular and non-curricular activities to teleworkers and increased the amount to be paid to the beneficiaries and bear by Social Security.
On January 1, 2021, a new law on public procurement, adopted by the Polish Parliament on September 11, 2019, entered into force, (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 2019) . The new regulation aims to organize the public procurement system and further harmonize it with EU law.
Considering that the Monthly Stamp Tax Return ("DMIS") became fully operational at the beginning of 2021 and that some doubts still persist that may condition its correct submission, the Portuguese Tax Authority ("AT") has determined, through Order 42/2021.XXII, of 12 February, that DMIS submitted with "mere errors" may be replaced until the end of the first semester of 2021, without any penalty.
The provisions of the CIT Act, which came into force on 1 January 2021, oblige taxpayers with revenues exceeding EUR 50 million and tax capital groups, to prepare and publicly announce a tax strategy report.
We remind that, after the successive postponements of the implementation of this measure approved by the 2018 State Budget Law (Law no. 114/2017, of 29 December), the Monthly Stamp Tax Return (so-called "DMIS") will have to be mandatory submitted, for the first time, by 20 February 2021 regarding taxable events occurred in January.