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 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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News from IVA members

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 EC

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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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.