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14 January 2014
Meeting with the Dutch Tax Authorities

The International VAT Association (IVA), formed in 1993, is the world’s leading body on international VAT issues, representing the interests of businesses and advisers involved in VAT or equivalent turnover taxes around the globe. In Europe, the IVA’s membership is ...

14 January 2014
Meeting with the German Tax Authorities

As was indicated during the Rome Conference, a meeting has been organized between representatives of the German Tax Authorities and Board Members of the IVA in order to discuss the difficulties that IVA members are facing when claiming VAT back in Germany...

14 January 2014
Letter to the Ministry of Finance - The Netherlands

Dear Mr Geurten, The International VAT Association (IVA), formed in 1993, is the world’s leading body on international VAT issues, representing the interests of businesses and advisers involved in VAT or equivalent turnover taxes around the globe. In Europe, the IVA’s membership is represented in all 27 EU Member States...

14 January 2014
Communiqué from the Board dated 6 September 2013 re German Tax Authorities

Dear IVA Members, as was indicated during the Rome Conference, a meeting has been organized between representatives of the German Tax Authorities and Board Members of the IVA in order to discuss the difficulties that IVA members are facing when claiming VAT back in Germany...

14 January 2014
Short resume from IVA Lobbying activities

GermanyArticle 15 -Refusing invoices for images not attached to claim (5mb) - 

  • Letter sent to the Commission and German   authorities. A meeting was requested.
  • The Commission confirmed our position

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IVA Meeting with HMRC

The meeting, which took place in London in February, was very much a follow-up and review of the progress made since the previous meetings in relation to in particular but not exclusively on the certificates of status required by the UK authorities in the context of 13th Directive (non-EU) claims...

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Refund of VAT charged before the withdrawal date in the UK

Refund of VAT charged before the withdrawal date in the United Kingdom or in an EU-27 Member State to taxable persons not established in the State of refund but established respectively either in an EU-27 Member State or in the United Kingdom...

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News from Accountancy Europe - April 2019

EU s environment Ministers have discussed the prospect of EU-level aviation taxes at their most recent Environment Council meeting. The discussion was initiated by Belgium, who wants to see action taken at the European level...

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