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24 May 2017
Communique re Elections 2017

Dear Members, At our next Conference in Brussels in October (19.10.2017) we will be asking you to vote for the appointment of the members of the Board...

18 January 2017
Communique from the President of the IVA - Stephen Dale, about the achievements and the development of the Association during 2016

With the Christmas holidays and the New Year coming closer it is time to take a look back at 2016 and see where we were and where the IVA is standing now. I hope that all of you will agree with me when saying that the IVA has had an incredibly successful 2016 year.

20 October 2016
Official Letter sent to HMRC

An official letter has been sent to HMRC on 5th October 2016 on behalf of the IVA. The letter concerns excessive information requests on the ‘8th’/13th Directive claims.

12 August 2016
Communiqué from the IVA Board regarding re-styled invoices in Germany

Several IVA members are following the German restyling case referred to the EUCJ. The EUCJ ruling (“C-518/14 Senatex GmbH v Finanzamt Hannover-Nord”) due out this month may follow the Advocate General's (AG) opinion from earlier this year ...

14 April 2016

31 August – 3 September 2016

Programme: EANOVATE - Summer Course 2016 (PDF).

22 February 2016
IVA Prize on the Best Student’s Paper on VAT

We are glad to announce that the IVA will award two prizes for the best university student’s paper on VAT for the academic year 2016/2017, one in Germany and the other in the UK.

17 November 2015
OECD 3rd Global VAT/GST Forum – IVA sponsors the BIAC Cocktail

The third Meeting of the Global forum on VAT/GST was held in Paris on 5th and 6th November and the IVA was represented by Stephen Dale and Mike Molony...

20 September 2015
Fiscalis Event by the European Commission

The IVA was invited to attend the Fiscalis Event by the European Commission to be held in Dublin on 7th/8th and 9th September to discuss EU Digital Single Market Strategy.

20 August 2015
Meeting with the SRTVA

In a joint meeting with the French VAT practitioners association (APTE) and the IVA, the IVA has brought to the attention of the French tax authorities for non-resident companies its concerns about the...

20 August 2015
Refund Directive in Germany

An official letter has been sent to the Commission on behalf of the IVA in regard to the continuing problems that IVA members are facing in Germany...

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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.

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Handbook on GST Provisions in India

This handbook will be useful for getting insight into the GST law of India.

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News from the EU - October 2019

The European Commission decided today to send a reasoned opinion to Italy following its failure to communicate national transposition measures around the place of supply ofservices and on rules governing invoices for VAT purposes as required by EU law...

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