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.
A position of International Taxation Expert seconded by IOTA member tax administration has been opened in the Secretariat.
We are looking for an outstanding individual to support the IOTA Secretariat in the process of providing assistance on a range of tax administration issues, and ensuring the effective delivery of the work programme of the Organisation.
From 17 June 2019, Dorottya Vannai joined the IOTA Secretariat as Communication and Publication Specialist.
In the framework of the Fiscalis 2020 programme, a Workshop about “The Future of Eurofisc” was held on 12-13 June in Paris. Eurofisc – established by EU Regulation No 904/2010 - contributed since 2010 to detect and prevent cross border VAT fraud.
Taxpayers' rights is protected by Tax Ombudsman in Azerbaijan, after the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan established this new Institute.
57 participants from 30 IOTA member countries, OECD and representatives from business and tax consultancy attended the meeting on the 4-6 June 2019, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. Participants discussed and shared strategies and the practical application of working methods and tools developed to effectively counter Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
Mr Piotr Walczak has been appointed to the position of Head of National Revenue Administration in Poland (DG) on 12th June 2019.