News from the Board

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 ...

14 March 2014
French Tax Administration

Following an indication from one IVA Members facing difficulties with the French Tax Authorities denying 8th Directive claims because scans of invoices were not attached to the claims, even though this could be explained by the 5 MB limit...

20 February 2014
IVA Highlights - 2013 - Communiqué from the Chairman

I would like to share with you some of the important highlights of the last year, 2013 and the development of our Association over the last 20 years and more importantly its new direction...

06 February 2014
German American Chamber of Commerce

In various ways the legal department of the New York based German American Chambers of Commerce supports enterprises in handling transactions between Germany and the US. For example, we support foreign entrepreneurs, who receive ...

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Communique about the IVA activities in 2018

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News from IVA members

Spain–Notice about not reaching a BREXIT Agreement

Please be informed that the Spanish authorities have issued a notice informing about the consequences as of March 30, 2019 of not reaching a BREXIT agreement that includes a transitory period, namely...

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News from EC

News from Accountancy Europe - January 2019

European Commission

Commission proposes legislative amendments to improve VAT for e-commerce and anti-fraud measures...

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