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.
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.
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.
In this document you can read about the act on extraordinary measures in the financial area in connection with COVID-19 (the LEX Corona package of measures) by the Slovakian Tax Administration.
In order to help microenterprises cope with the COVID-19 crisis, the government of the Republic of Lithuania passed a decision No. 474 on implementation of a certain measure, aimed to reduce the negative consequences of the aforementioned crisis.
This third Covid-19 reference document by OECD Forum on Tax Administration - FTA, in cooperation with the Inter-American Center of TaxAdministrations - CIAT and the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations - IOTA, looks at some of the main measures that tax administrations may wish to consider in their planning for the recovery period from the pandemic.
In May 2020, the Charter of the State Tax Service (STS) under the Ministry of Economy was endorsed and Mr. Orkhan Nazarli was appointed as an Acting Head of STS.
During the Covid-19 world pandemic, the Georgia Revenue Service acted upon to ease the effects of the crisis on individuals and businesses.