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August 01, 2019

Register now for the VAT Expert Academy in Holland

LimassolThere are limited seats left for the International VAT Expert Academy (IVEA) in the Netherlands in September, a high level VAT event that is not to be missed.

The two-day Academy appeals to experienced VAT managers, consultants and officials dealing with VAT from all over the world, including Cyprus, who will discuss in the course of 18 interactive workshops various issues that arise in their day-to-day business. It will be held at the Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin in Noordwijk aan Zee on 26-27 September 2019.

Alexis Tsielepis, Managing Director of the island’s first VAT dedicated consulting firm, Chelco VAT Ltd, will lead a workshop on Financial Services and VAT: Understanding the difference between active and passive financial income.

He will also co-lead a workshop on Nasty VAT Traps with Marja van den Oetelaar, owner of the VAT Consultancy Firm in the Netherlands.

Other workshops will cover such topics as real-time reporting of VAT, Brexit and its impact on VAT and customs, EU VAT rules for online sales in Europe, intra community supplies, tax risk management, chain transactions, voluntary disclosure regimes, the latest developments on vouchers and VAT, SAP and VAT, VAT updates in the Gulf region and more. The Academy’s plenary session will be led by Prof. David Hummel, Legal Secretary at the ECJ, who will talk about ECJ case law and the impact on businesses.

Apart from Cyprus, the rest of the countries represented at the Academy by their leading VAT experts are Germany, Austria, Brazil, Belgium, the Check Republic, France, Great Britain, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain and the UAE.

The workshops will have an international focus and be conducted in English. Following a short introduction, individual case studies will be distributed after which, participants will be given the opportunity to discuss their individual cases and to determine best practice solutions.

Limited seats are still available by contacting the organizers, the International VAT Conference Club e.V, either by email at office@ivcc.de or by telephone at +49 89/217 5012-20.

The event’s brochure can be downloaded here.