A Study on EC and Taxtion Problems

전자상거래와 과세문제

  • Published : 2004.12.31

Abstract

E-commerce is now a familiar form of commercial transaction, especially in the transactions between businesses. This online transaction poses a good deal of problems to the traditional tax system and administration. Realignment of tax system and tax administration in the e-commerce is one of the major topics on the International problem. In the area of consumption tax, they reaffirmed the destination principle. They agreed to decide the recipient's business presence and usual residence as the place of consumption. In the area of consumption tax, they reaffirmed the destination principle. They agreed to decide the recipient's business presence and usual residence as the place of consumption. Currently, the Korean VAT law does not have a basis for taxation on international transactions that are considered to be services. Considering the tax revenue loss and the inequality between domestic suppliers and foreign suppliers when international transactions are not taxed, the Korean Tax Authority needs to amend the current law.

Keywords

E-commerce;Tax;Taxation;Tariffs;Non-Tariffs