Latvia introduces changes in legislation to simplify paying taxes and encourage transparency and compliance.
The Spanish Tax Agency has launched a new website that unifies the information portal and the electronic office, so that all services will become accessible under a thematic structure of contents and procedures that will make navigation more comfortable and agile for the taxpayer, thus improving the user experience.
The next two VITARA e-learning modules on Reform Management are now open for registration until 25th August 2021. Both modules can be completed between 1st -22nd September 2021.
On 10 July the Law 11/2021 for the Prevention of and Fight against Tax Fraud has been published in the State Official Gazette. This Law is framed under the general objective of adapting the Spanish tax System to the XXI Century challenges and is one of the components of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan.
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of IOTA and adopting important decisions on the associate membership, elections of the new Presidency, Executive Council and Executive Secretary, the 25th General Assembly took place between 30th June and 2nd July 2021 as a virtual event with the support of and under the Presidency of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue of Greece. The Organisation’s most important annual event followed the recent developments in the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS on international tax reform and discussed the effective use of data in the age of tax transparency.
This year’s IOTA Forum on Combating VAT Fraud took place on 16th-17th June 2021, intending to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on members’ strategies for combating VAT frauds. The two-day event welcomed 180 participants from 34 IOTA member countries and partner organisations.
Ivan Simič has been appointed as Acting Director General of the Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia as of 1st June 2021.
The 2021 meeting of IOTA’s Forum on Implementation of Measures to Counter Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) was held digitally between 8th-10th June. The three-day event welcomed 165 participants from 35 countries.
The State Tax Service of the Republic of Moldova launches the Automated Information System “Assessment of taxpayer’s satisfaction degree” pilot as of 21st June 2021. It is an information solution designed to determine the level of taxpayers’ satisfaction in relation to services provided by the national tax authority.