After our inevitable decision to transform all IOTA events to digital due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the largest and the most important event, the General Assembly, looked different this year and was conducted virtually. All the members of the IOTA Secretariat worked hard in the last months to find and test the best methods to make this event run smoothly and successfully with the most convenient digital and online solutions for presenting, voting and participating in the debates.
For the first time, a nominee from the State Tax Service of Azerbaijan, Safarali Javadov was selected as a member of the Global Forum’s Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) Assessment Panel.
Although, summers are considered to be tranquil times at IOTA Secretariat, the summer of 2020 is quite the opposite. The continuous drilling and hammering sounds are coming from the construction work of one of our major projects this year, the IOTA Studio.
Notice of Change in the position of President of the Slovak Financial Administration. International Relations and Cooperation Department of the Slovak Financial Administration informs about the recent change in position of President of the Slovak Financial Administration.
Update on the issuance of tax residence certificates by the Spanish Tax Agency after the state of alarm period
In view of the satisfactory results obtained with the issuance of the tax residence certificates through the electronic office during the alarm period, the Spanish Tax Agency has decided to extend the use of this method to the new normal phase.
Since the introduction of the Online Invoicing System in 2018, the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary (NTCA) has been providing a free invoicing program (Online Invoicing) to domestic taxpayers, with which the online invoice data disclosure can be performed automatically.
On 17 June, a modification of the General Tax Act has been published in the State Official Gazette with the aim to allow videoconferences in the framework of tax application procedures in Spain.
Mr. Oleksiy Lyubchenko has been appointed to the position of the Chairman of the State Tax Service of Ukraine on April 30, 2020.
The Estonian government has established a number of financial support measures, the role of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board in this is to support with the analysis of tax risks, so that tax risks regarding tax fraud are taken into account and mitigated.
On June 5, 2020, Mr. Edvard HOVHANNISYAN was assigned to the position of the Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia, thereby superseding Mr. Davit ANANYAN.