The International VAT Association Administrator.

The International VAT Association has a professional administrator who is responsible for the IVA activities. You may see them listed below. 

Membership

  • Maintain member details database, including names, addresses, e-mails etc.
  • Coordinating new membership with the Board
  • Circulate member enrolment applications to Board for approval
  • Follow up with new members.
  • Manage the IVA Linked-In group pages
  • Research collate and prepare monthly VAT newsletter for members

Operational Secretarial Functions

  • Set up calendar of Board meetings and confirm
  • Prepare and circulate agenda one week in advance to Board members
  • Report meeting actions, responsibilities and objectives and follow up.
  • Record & circulate minutes to Board and members

Accounting and Reporting Functions

  • Annual Membership Fees – agree amounts to be billed with the Board and the scale to be applied
  • Prepare annual income and expenditure report and get Board approval
  • Keep and maintain full accounting records for the Association
  • Quarterly financial reports to be produced of income/expenditure
  • Coordinate the filing process of the annual statements for the commercial court in Belgium
  • Prepare invoices in agreed format
  • Issue invoices to members – keep and maintain invoice register in sequential order
  • Ensure payment of subscriptions and follow up any non-payments

Bi-Annual Conference Organisation

  • Agreeing with Board conference locations
  • Travel to any pre meetings if required
  • To manage all delegate correspondence as necessary for invitations, joining instructions, confirmation of all accommodation and deal with queries
  • Coordinating delegate enquiries relating to the hotel meeting facilities and accommodation.
  • Speakers and presentations - ensure all correspondence, bookings etc. made with speakers and to co-ordinate presentations as necessary
  • Printing and materials: Organise printing of any materials as necessary
  • Presentations: co-ordinate presentations and ensure all prepared
  • General: Any ad hoc requirements as necessary

Website

  • Coordination the updating of the Association website – liaising with website provider

General Functions

  • Arranging Association Insurances
  • Co-ordination of Association lobbying activities
  • Liaise with President on the content and circulate communication newsletter
  • Coordination with the Board cases such as association registrations for business purposes e.g. Commission’s Lobbyist Register

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News from the Board

IVA Meeting with the Portuguese Tax Authorities

The International VAT Association (IVA), represented by its President, Stephen Dale, and Board Member, Fátima Gouveia, met with the representatives of the Portuguese Secretary of State for Tax Affairs and of the Portuguese VAT Authority on the 9th of July 2019, in Lisbon. The IVA thanked the authorities for meeting with us at short notice.

Download the full Communique soon available.

News from IVA members

Mexico proposes the implementation of VAT on e-commerce supplies

The Mexican senate is proposing to levy VAT at 16%, on digital e-commerce supplies provided to consumers by non-resident online platforms...

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News from EC

News from EU - August 2019

Cross-border rulings (pilot project) – Update July 2019

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Disclaimer:  The information contained in the present page is general and does not constitute legal advice. Before taking any decision or action on the above information you should take the appropriate professional advice.