On 29 November - 1 December 2022, IOTA pulled off another successful activity in Budapest, Hungary. As one of the last events of the year, the Case Study Workshop on Practical Application of Cross-border Insolvency Procedures welcomed more than 30 tax officials from 17 IOTA member countries gathering personally at the venue.
Preparations for the 27th General Assembly of IOTA Started with the Visit to the Georgian Revenue Service in Tbilisi
We are pleased to announce that the IOTA Secretariat’s delegation paid an official visit to the Georgian Revenue Service between 21-23 November 2022, in Tbilisi, Georgia.
‘The atmosphere of the Forum Meeting was very constructive and encouraging.’, said Suvi Katajamaa, Senior Advisor of the Finnish Tax Administration, who, together with his colleague Antti Heikonen, participated as a speaker in the recently organised IOTA Tax Debt Management Forum. The event was successfully held between 4th-6th October 2022, in Budapest, Hungary, and covered tailored strategies, working methods, as well as best practices to ensure effective debt management during high-impact events.
IOTA Human Resources Management Forum ‘Effective Use of HR Data and Analytics in the Modern Tax Administration’
On 15th-17th November 2022, IOTA had the pleasure of hosting the 4th meeting of Human Resources Management Forum in Budapest, Hungary. The event attracted a great number of HR and L&D professionals, data and analytics specialists of IOTA member tax administrations along with experts from the business community and academic society to speak about the ‘Effective use of HR data and analytics in the modern tax administration’.
Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes in Seville, Spain
On 9th-11th November 2022, the Plenary Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes jointly organised by the Global Forum and the Spanish Ministry of Finance was held in Seville, Spain. The meeting was opened by the Spanish Minister of Finance, and welcomed more than 400 delegates from more than 120 countries and jurisdictions along with 15 international organisations that focused on how the Global Forum can move towards the next phase in fulfilling its fiscal transparency agenda, promoting equity in fiscal systems and strengthening revenue mobilisation.
IOTA, CATA and OECD jointly organised the Virtual Regional Consultation on International Tax Matters
On 16th November 2022, the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA), along with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) successfully co-hosted the Virtual Regional Consultation on International Tax Matters. The meeting welcomed an exciting mix of speakers, government representatives, including tax policymakers from relevant ministries, and tax officials from member tax administrations of IOTA and CATA, and other jurisdictions.
According to the recent amendments to Armenia’s Tax Code, starting from 1 January 2022, the non-resident companies engaged in render of electronic services to the Armenian natural persons shall be registered with the Armenian Tax Administration and pay VAT for their e-services in Armenia.
We are pleased to announce that the latest IOTA Paper in collaboration with the Public Revenue Office Republic of North Macedonia is now available online. The Paper runs under the title of “Thoughts about tax gap, the tax compliance and efficiency of the tax system”, and is written by Elena Petrova, Head of Tax Debt Collection and Management Sector. The full version of this Paper is already available and will open if you click here.
IOTA Annual International Conference “Building a Hybrid Tax Administration for Greater Agility and Resilience in a Changing World”
On 18th-19th October 2022, in collaboration with the Independent Authority for Public Revenue of the Hellenic Republic (IAPR) IOTA had the pleasure of organising the Annual International Conference in Athens, Greece. One of the main events of the year brought together an exciting mix of speakers, high-ranking officials from our partner organisations (CIAT, European Commission, IMF), the business community and academic society along with the representatives of IOTA member tax administrations to foster a debate on