From 17 June 2019, Dorottya Vannai joined the IOTA Secretariat as Communication and Publication Specialist.
In the framework of the Fiscalis 2020 programme, a Workshop about “The Future of Eurofisc” was held on 12-13 June in Paris. Eurofisc – established by EU Regulation No 904/2010 - contributed since 2010 to detect and prevent cross border VAT fraud.
Taxpayers' rights is protected by Tax Ombudsman in Azerbaijan, after the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan established this new Institute.
57 participants from 30 IOTA member countries, OECD and representatives from business and tax consultancy attended the meeting on the 4-6 June 2019, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. Participants discussed and shared strategies and the practical application of working methods and tools developed to effectively counter Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
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)”.