News from the Board

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 ...

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...

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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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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 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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