IOTA Acting Executive Secretary, Mr Jan Christian Sandberg participated in the 50th General Assembly of the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) "Past, present and future of Tax Administration” held in Mexico City on 26-28 April. Mr Sandberg opened and moderated the first technical session of the event.
The 50th General Assembly of CIAT was attended by participants from CIAT member countries and associate member countries, representatives of invited international organizations and institutions cooperating with CIAT. IOTA Acting Executive Secretary representing IOTA emphasized that the achievements of CIAT’s 50 years in improving tax administrations in America will serve as a good example for CIAT’s ‘sister organisation’ in Europe. He shared with participants that IOTA is also celebrating an anniversary this year and on this occasion IOTA also takes the opportunity to look back to past, but also thinks about how to continue.
Mr Jan Christian Sandberg used the opportunity to meet many representatives of tax administrations and organisations dealing with taxation and discussed the main issues of taxation, possible ways of cooperation and gave information about the recent activity of IOTA.