News from the Board

28 July 2015
IVA re-appointed Member of the EU VAT Forum 2015-2018

We are delighted to announce that the IVA has been re-appointed as a business member of the EU VAT Forum for the period 2015-2018. The IVA's new official representatives are ...

26 July 2015
Communications with the Commission

We are glad to announce that the IVA has been nominated as business member of the EU VAT Forum for the period 2015-2018, represented by Mr. Emmanuel Cotessat and Mr. Mike Molony...

06 April 2015
Communique from the President re IVA Representation in the EU VAT Forum

I and your Board were overwhelmed with the level of response from the members to represent the IVA within the EU VAT Forum ...

19 March 2015
French Paradox

France invented a lot of taxes: we are very clever to create new taxes. We invented the VAT (thank you Mr Lauré), we invented the CSG and CRDS etc. What we don’t like in France is to reimburse taxes, when this possibility exists. ...

30 January 2015
Highlights of the IVA’s Achievements in 2014 - Communiqué from the Chairman

Dear IVA Members,
I would like to share with you some of the important highlights of the last year, 2014 and the development of our Association ...

15 December 2014
IVA – Member of the VAT Expert Group – International Recognition of the Importance of the IVA

The VAT Expert Group is composed of individuals with the requisite expertise in the area of VAT and organisations representing in particular businesses and tax practitioners which can assist in the development and implementation of VAT policies within the EU.

03 November 2014
Мeeting with the Dutch authorities

Hilde Blontrock, one of the members of the Board, and Marja van den Oetelaar have been very active on behalf of the Association to ensure that refunds of Dutch VAT under the Directive 2008/9/EC ('8th Directive') continue to be effected in the most efficient manner for ...

15 October 2014
IVA – Member of the VAT Expert Group

The VAT Expert Group is composed of individuals with the requisite expertise in the area of VAT and organisations representing in particular ...

15 October 2014
The IVA Conference promoted on the EC Website

We are delighted to announce that the upcoming IVA Conference in Brussels is published on the European Commission ...

14 July 2014
Communique re Elections

Dear Members,

At our next meeting in Brussels in October we will be asking you to vote for the ...

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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.

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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 EC

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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