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published by on related country : IOTA Secretariat

Changes in personnel at IOTA Secretariat

IOTA Secretariat is happy to announce two new members and one promotion. Ms. Tracey Brooks has joined the IOTA Secretariat as an International Tax Advisor and Ms. Diána Schreiter has joined as a Communication & Publication Specialist. Mr. Roman Bichevoy was promoted to Institutional Development Manager.

published by on related country : Latvia

The Latvian tax administration has a virtual assistant – Tom

To make communication with the tax administration friendlier and more convenient, the Latvian State Revenue Service (SRS) has started using artificial intelligence and conversation technologies this year. Since 2nd January 2020, visitors to the Tax Administration’s website www.vid.gov.lv can meet chatbot Tom. With Tom’s assistance, people can receive answers to the most frequently asked questions outside standard hours of operation and locations.

published by on related country : IOTA Secretariat

ISORA 2020 completion and data usage - Workshop registration now open

We are pleased to invite delegates from your tax administration to a two-day training session on the collection and use of ISORA (International Survey on Revenue Administration) data. The workshop is co-organised by IOTA and the OECD FTA (Forum on Tax Administration) and hosted by the Norwegian Tax Administration (NTA).

The purpose of the training session is to:

published by on related country : Portugal

“CHANGE IS WINNING CONTEST" - Portuguese Tax and Customs Authority

Tax and Customs Authority from Portugal has joined MUDA – the Movement for Active Digital Use to promote the participation of the Portuguese into the digital world and help them to take advantage of the benefits associated with digital services.

The “Change is Winning Contest” is an initiative that aims to encourage the adherence to digital services provided by the different Entities Adhering to the Contest with the aim of promoting a more active, informed and responsible digital use by citizens.

published by on related country : Greece

George J. Pitsilis reappointed to the Independent Authority for Public Revenue in Greece

George J. Pitsilis, current President of IOTA, recently renewed his appointment by the Greek Government for a third term in a row, this time for a five-year duration, as Governor of the IAPR (Independent Authority for Public Revenue, Greece).

It's the first time in the modern history of Greece that an executive in such a crucial position gets approval by two different governments.