Germany: New annual VAT return deadline

The German authorities confirmed an extended deadline for Annual VAT returns. These will now be due by 31 July of the following year (instead of 31 May). Where they are submitted by a recognized tax consultant, there is an extended deadline until 28 Februaryof the second following year (instead of 31 December). These changes will apply as from 1 January 2018. Hence the first return that will benefit from extended deadlines is the 2018 Annual VAT return.  (Full post here)