News

published by on related country : International Organization

IOTA in the OECD Capacity Building Week

Roman Bichevoy, IOTA’s International Taxation Expert, represented the organisation in the Capacity building week in OECD on 19-21 February in Paris, France. This was a series of meetings organised by Global Relations Programme (GRP) and Forum on Tax Administration (FTA) of OECD.

 

published by on related country : Azerbaijan

Taxes and Transparency under debate in Baku

The Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan organized its Annual Forum in Baku on the 18 February 2019. This year’s Forum was dedicated to discuss taxes, transparency and development.

published by on related country : IOTA Secretariat

Prevention of VAT fraud in the automobile sector – IOTA Case Study Workshop

An IOTA Case Study Workshop was held on 12-14 February in Budapest on a very special subject: “Prevention of VAT fraud in the automobile sector". Stronger coordination amongst tax administrations to stop at an earlier stage VAT fraud in the automobile sector is needed in most of the EU Member States as well as in non EU Member States.

published by on related country : Azerbaijan

Tax legislation significantly amended in Azerbaijan

Relevant measures have been taken to ensure transition to a new tax system taking into account leading global practices. This process is carried out through relevant amendments both to tax administration and tax legislation without compromising economic growth, embedded business habits and business environment.

The amendments are aimed at:

published by on related country : Latvia

From 12th of December 2018 personalised State Revenue Service (SRS) consultations now available by phone in Latvia

In the spirit of developing SRS customer service, personal consultations are now available by phone in Latvia. Local customers and as well Diaspora clients can reach SRS client services by phone.

This personalized consultation means that in most cases, clients can receive consultations, based on data available to SRS, over the phone. To date, this service was not available because SRS could not verify the identity of the person calling.

published by on related country : IOTA Secretariat

Brussels calling for the 23rd General Assembly of IOTA

The 115th meeting of the Executive Council of IOTA took place in Sweden in the city of Malmö, on the 24 and 25 January 2019 and was hosted by the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket).

Addressing the Council, Ms Katrin Westling Palm, the Swedish Director General spoke about the relevance of IOTA as an important forum for the sharing of knowledge and good practices in key areas where IOTA members can benefit from cooperation and capacity building exchanges.