Mr Piotr Walczak has been appointed to the position of Head of National Revenue Administration in Poland (DG) on 12th June 2019.
Mr. Jérôme Fournel has been appointed to the position of Director General of the General Directorate of Public Finances of France on 20th May 2019.
The European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP) is a professional organization of professors teaching tax law at universities across Europe.
Over 280 delegates from 99 countries and jurisdictions as well as 10 international and regional organisations, including IMF, Worldbank, UN, CIAT, and ATAF discussed tax challenges arising from digitalization and progress made in countering BEPS.
IOTA broadcasted its first webinar on New challenges and ways to enhance taxpayer service in the digital age
IOTA was represented in the 53rd General Assembly of CIAT – The Interamerican Center of Tax Administrations by the President, Mr. Hans D’Hondt and the Executive Secretary, Mr. Miguel Silva Pinto. The event was held in Havana, Cuba on the 21 to the 23 May 2019. The overall theme was “The Human factor: The brain of the tax administration (Human Resources selection, management and capacity building)”.
IOTA Workshop (AD1_2019) “Organisation of Call Centre Structure in IOTA Member Administration” took place 15-17 May in Katowice, Poland which was hosted by Ministry of Finance and National Revenue Administration of Republic of Poland.
Armenian and Italian Tax Administrations Signed a Memorandum of Understanding on May 21, 2019 in Yerevan
Mr Paolo Barbantini, Deputy Director General of the Revenue Agency of Italy, and Mr Mikayel Pashayan, Deputy Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia (SRC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding on technical assistance to be provided to the Armenian Tax Administration within the scope of the OECD Tax Inspectors Without Borders Program.
The Executive Council of IOTA shortlisted two candidates for Executive Secretary and endorsed the Budget and Work Programme proposals for 2020
The 116th meeting of the Executive Council of IOTA was hosted in Berlin on the 13 and 14 May 2019 by the Tax Department of the German Federal Ministry of Finance. The Council held interviews with the candidates for the Executive Secretary job position and shortlisted Mr. Frantisek Imrecze, former President of IOTA in 2017/2018 and former President of the Slovak Financial Administration, and Mr. Laurent Amalric, high-level official of the General Directorate of Public Finances in France and current tax attaché in Madrid.
The IOTA Executive Secretary – Miguel Silva Pinto - was an panelist at a Webinar organized by CEPOL – The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training.