The Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA) is a non-profit intergovernmental organisation, which provides forum to assist its members to improve tax administration. The main field of its activity is organising workshops which provide opportunity to participants from various member tax administrations to exchange views, experiences and best practices about the most important and current issues in the field of taxation. IOTA also promotes cooperation between tax administrations in the European region and supports their development according to their individual needs.
IOTA, which was established in 1996, has 44 Member tax administrations, all of them are full Members, the Secretariat of the Organisation is located in Budapest, Hungary.
IOTA delivers its activity in the framework of yearly work programs which are in line with the strategy of the organisation. The aim is to provide forum (workshops) and publications which contributes to strengthen members’ ability to collect tax revenues, to ensure taxpayer compliance, to deliver high professional tax payer services.
IOTA’s main statutory bodies are elected in the yearly general assemblies where members vote for the President and Executive Council members. The Secretariat of IOTA is responsible for the implementation of decisions of statutory bodies and for the implementation of the work program.
To promote and develop strengthened co-operation between IOTA Members;
To support IOTA Members with the implementation of their development programmes;
To identify best practice and encourage its adoption;
To promote the specific identity of IOTA as a professional regional organisation of tax administrations in co-operation with other international and regional organizations;
To be a body of consultation for IOTA Members.