International VAT Breakfast

Stay up to date with the latest developments and upcoming challenges in the ITX world

About the event

With the approaching summer, we would like to take the opportunity to meet you prior to the holiday season and discuss the latest developments and upcoming challenges in the ITX world.

The EU Quick fixes, i.e. measures aiming to improve the current VAT system applicable as of January 2020 will require businesses to adapt their systems and processes. We will therefore share with you the first observations collected from the various EU countries that have already released their draft legislation and discuss the practical implementation and steps required to check the readiness of your company in connection with those new rules.

As usually, we will provide you also with an overview of worldwide developments including practical experiences from recent VAT audits in Switzerland and interesting ITX news from locations, such as Bangladesh, India and China.

Prior the judiciary holidays, we will present the latest impacting cases issued by the ECJ with particular focus on the input VAT deduction right and the points of attention for businesses to secure those rights, particularly, in supply chain transactions.

Finally yet importantly, we will discuss the trade wars and the resulting increased focus on customs as with the increase in rates the duties become more important as ever. Since experience shows that businesses are often lacking the necessary controls in this area, our Customs specialists will share their insights on the future developments and present the solutions that businesses could implement to assess their actual position and identify potential saving opportunities.


This event is free of charge.


08:00 Welcome & coffee
08:30 Introduction
08:40 VAT Outlook: EU Quick fixes & Latest ITX developments around the globe
09:00 Impacting Case Law
09:20 Customs update: Trade wars & Insights on Customs processes, management & optimization
10:00 Q&A & networking
10:30 End of the event


Patricia More

Tax & Legal Services Principal - ITX, PwC Switzerland

Konstantina (Nadia) Tsiosta

Tax & Legal Services Manager - ITX, PwC Switzerland

Kristyna Kaniova

Tax & Legal Services Manager - ITX, PwC Switzerland

Krisztina Nagy

Tax & Legal Services Assistant Manager - ITX, PwC Switzerland



Contact us

Andrea Croizeau

TLS Senior Assistant, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 98 34