IOTA and OECD held a series of discussions in the margins of the 4th OECD Meeting of the Inclusive Framework on BEPS and the 110th IOTA Executive Council meeting, both held in Paris on 24-25 January 2018. During the side meetings the two organisations took stock of the ongoing cooperation and agreed on future steps.
The 110th Meeting of the Executive Council (EC) took place on 24 - 25 January 2018 in Paris hosted by the General Directorate for Public Finance of the Ministry of Finance of France. The meeting chaired by the President of IOTA, Mr František Imrecze, President of the Financial Directorate of Slovakia addressed issues related to the work program and operations of the organisation and discussed new ways of providing valuable service to the members.
The State Revenue Service of Latvia to cooperate with the World Bank for the more effective administration of taxes
The State Revenue Service (SRS) has established cooperation with the experts of the World Bank in order to strengthen the capacity of the SRS for the more effective administration of taxes within the framework of the European Commission support project. The goal of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the SRS by providing support for improving the fulfilment of tax revenue and implementing medium-term tax policy guidelines. The project is fully financed by the European Commission.
Please read our latest Newsletter which gives an overview of our activities and publications, news from our members from September-December last year. You will also find information about our upcoming events in 2018 such as the series of workshops, forums and other events we organise for our members and our summits; the 22nd IOTA General Assembly in June in Bratislava and the IOTA-CIAT joint tax summit in October in Lisbon.
IOTA’s 2nd Annual International Conference “Tax Governance and Data Security” summary report is available
Introducing of simplified procedures for reporting and payment of Personal Income Tax for taxpayers – individuals in the Tax Administration of FYR Macedonia
During 2016, the EU funded project “Simplification of procedures for reporting and payment of Personal Income Tax (PIT) for taxpayer – individuals” with total value of 98.530 EUR was successfully implemented enabling simplification of the reporting and payment procedures for Personal Income Tax for legal and physical persons. The project also focused on reducing the administrative burden and costs related to the calculation and payment of taxes, improved tax efficiency and monitoring of the Personal Income Tax Collection.
Ms Frances Diepstraten appointed as Deputy Director General of the Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration
Ms Frances Diepstraten has been appointed as Deputy Director General of the Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration (NTCA). The appointment is a step towards an entire new top level management structure.
On November 16, 2017, the Portuguese Tax and Customs Authority (AT) launched a nation-wide mega operation with the participation of 470 inspectors of Tax and Customs Inspection, which focused on the control of about 1,900 motor vehicles’ traders, car dealers.
Recent and Future Developments of the Spanish Tax Agency in the Immediate Supply of Information System
Since the entry into force of the VAT Immediate Supply of Information System on 1st July 2017, the Spanish Tax Agency has developed a number of services for the eligible taxpayers and also some risk analysis tools for the control of the system:
1. Assistance services
1.1 FAQS: as a first step a “Frequently asked questions” section was set up which is permanently updated.