Serhiy Verlanov has been appointment to the position of the Head of the State Tax Service of Ukraine, which was established in accordance with the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine has been divided into two separate agencies – the State Tax Service (STS) and the State Customs Service.
The 118th meeting of the Executive Council of IOTA took place in Budapest on 10-11 September, 2019. This time it was hosted by the Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration.
Following our last´s year ambition to focus on the future of the public sector using blockchain technology, BLOCKWALKS is taking step further to open discussions about technology trends driving smart cities.
On 29-30 August František Imrecze visited the IOTA Secretariat. Mr Imrecze was elected as Executive Secretary of IOTA for the term 2019/2022 in July, at the 23rd IOTA General Assembly. He is going to take charge of the Budapest based IOTA Secretariat from October when the present Executive Secretary, Mr Miguel Silva Pinto finishes his mandate.
Mrs Delina Ibrahimaj has been appointed the new Director General of the Albanian Tax Administration.
From 21 August 2019, Viktória Kiss joined the IOTA Secretariat as Office Assistant.
The Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan hosted the Israeli delegation led by Mr Eran Yaacov, Director General of the Israel Tax Authority on 14-18 July, 2019.
The Members of IOTA met in Brussels on 2-4 July, 2019. IOTA’s 23rd General Assembly successfully concluded with the appointment of the new Statutory bodies. During the Technical Session the attendees followed and engaged in lively discussions on the HR policy of tax administrations and the challenges of managing and recruiting modern tax employees.
The Spanish Tax Agency and representatives of the fiscal intermediaries jointly approve Codes of Good Tax Practices
The Spanish Tax Agency started its path towards an enhanced relationship with taxpayers in 2009 with the establishment of a Forum of Large Enterprises, which approved a Code of Good Tax Practices in 2010.
Starting on 3 June, 2019, Ms. Mirela Călugăreanu has been appointed as President of the National Agency for Fiscal Administration of Romania. Besides acting as President, she also fulfils the role of the Secretary of State by decision of the Prime Minister. This is already her second presidency, she was the President of NAFA between 18 July 2017- 28 March 2018.