The Executive Secretary of IOTA participated digitally as a panellist at the 17th West African Tax Administration Forum (WATAF) General Assembly and high-level policy dialogue on “Taxation of the Digital Economy” on 22nd September 2021.
IOTA and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) successfully co-hosted a regional consultation addressing the tax challenges of digitalisation on 23rd September 2021.
The State Tax Service of the Republic of Moldova approved the Strategic Development Program of the institution for the period 2021-2023.
On 14th September the Spanish Tax Agency together with the Institute for Fiscal Studies have launched the Fiscal Blog “Tax Chronicle”.
The Ministry of Finance of Poland provided users with an easier way to register with e-TOLL. It is intended for natural persons and sole proprietorships.
High Rank officials of the National Tax Service (NTS) of Korea paid a formal visit to the IOTA Secretariat in Budapest, Hungary on 14th September 2021. The NTS of Korea is IOTA’s new associated member, whose membership was approved earlier this year at the 25th IOTA General Assembly.
As of 1st September 2021, Alix Perrignon de Troyes joined the IOTA Secretariat as Executive Secretary and will hold the position for a three-year period until 2024. She was elected by IOTA member tax administrations at the 25th General Assembly on 1st July. Mrs Perrignon de Troyes takes over the position from Acting Executive Secretary Eugenijus Soldatkovas, who now resumes his duties full-time as Manager of the IOTA Work Programme.
Latvia introduces changes in legislation to simplify paying taxes and encourage transparency and compliance.
The Spanish Tax Agency has launched a new website that unifies the information portal and the electronic office, so that all services will become accessible under a thematic structure of contents and procedures that will make navigation more comfortable and agile for the taxpayer, thus improving the user experience.