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Council Directive 2006/112/EC of 28 November 2006 on the common system of value added tax

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CHAPTER 7U.K.Miscellaneous provisions

Article 272U.K.

1.Member States may release the following taxable persons from certain or all obligations referred to in Chapters 2 to 6:

(a)

taxable persons whose intra-Community acquisitions of goods are not subject to VAT pursuant to Article 3(1);

(b)

taxable persons carrying out none of the transactions referred to in Articles 20, 21, 22, 33, 36, 138 and 141;

(c)

taxable persons carrying out only supplies of goods or of services which are exempt pursuant to Articles 132, 135 and 136, Articles 146 to 149 and Articles 151, 152 or 153;

(d)

taxable persons covered by the exemption for small enterprises provided for in Articles 282 to 292;

(e)

taxable persons covered by the common flat-rate scheme for farmers.

[F1Member States may not release the taxable persons referred to in point (b) of the first subparagraph from the invoicing obligations laid down in Sections 3 to 6 of Chapter 3 and Section 3 of Chapter 4.]

2.If Member States exercise the option under point (e) of the first subparagraph of paragraph 1, they shall take the measures necessary to ensure the correct application of the transitional arrangements for the taxation of intra-Community transactions.

3.Member States may release taxable persons other than those referred to in paragraph 1 from certain of the accounting obligations referred to in Article 242.

Article 273U.K.

Member States may impose other obligations which they deem necessary to ensure the correct collection of VAT and to prevent evasion, subject to the requirement of equal treatment as between domestic transactions and transactions carried out between Member States by taxable persons and provided that such obligations do not, in trade between Member States, give rise to formalities connected with the crossing of frontiers.

The option under the first paragraph may not be relied upon in order to impose additional invoicing obligations over and above those laid down in Chapter 3.

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