Tax Changes to Your HUAWEI CLOUD Account in South Africa Effective on 1st July 2020
Jun 29, 2020 GMT+08:00
Effective on 1st July 2020, Huawei Services (Hong Kong) Co., Limited is a registered Value Added Tax ("VAT") vendor with the South African Revenue Services ("SARS") in compliance with the South African Value Added Tax Act No. 89 of 1991. In this regard the company is now required to levy 15% VAT on sales of electronic services to all customers who have an account located in South Africa.
■ If you are not VAT-registered with the SARS, no action is required from you. HUAWEI CLOUD will levy VAT on your purchase of cloud services effective 1st July 2020. The amount of VAT will be reflected on the invoice issued on your purchase.
■ If you are VAT-registered with the SARS, please ensure that you register your SARS VAT number in the HUAWEI CLOUD Billing Center before 1st July 2020 by following the instructions below. Once the registration of your VAT number is completed and verified on the HUAWEI CLOUD Billing Center, your VAT number will be displayed on the tax invoice. HUAWEI CLOUD will levy VAT on your purchase of cloud services for purchases made on or after 1st July 2020 and the amount of VAT levied will be reflected on your invoice.
Kindly further take note that the above is purely for your information and should not be viewed or deemed as formal tax and/or legal advice. Should you have any queries, we advise that you contact your tax and/or legal adviser for any questions regarding this change.
The HUAWEI CLOUD Team
29 June 2020