The fifth edition of IOTA Talks took place on 13th October 2021.
‘Improving Communication Strategies and Customer Support towards International Taxpayers’ was the theme of IOTA’s first digital workshop, held 29th-30th September 2021. The event welcomed 126 registered participants from 33 IOTA tax administrations.
Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia (GRS) has taken an important step in taxation of digital services. As of October 1st, a taxable person, who is not established or has no habitual residence in Georgia, or has no fixed establishment in Georgia, shall register and pay Value Added Tax (VAT).
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.