This overview highlights the Commission’s proposal to authorize Italy to continue applying a VAT exemption for small businesses, its updated notice on the VAT consequences of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, its explanatory notes on the new VAT measures (“quick fixes”) applicable in the European Union, its amended State aid temporary framework to cover additional measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its approval of certain aid schemes adopted by Member States under the new framework and its decision to waive customs duties and import VAT on medical equipment.