VAT fraud: A common concern for businesses and tax administrations
Amsterdam, 23 January 2009
The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration and the European Commission organised a one day Fiscalis seminar on fighting VAT fraud on 23 January in Amsterdam, Hotel Dorinth, Schiphol Airport. Participants had an exchange of views and ideas on measures developed in the Commission Communication on a coordinated strategy to improve the fight against VAT fraud in the EU, adopted on 1 December 2008.
The seminar brought together representatives from businesses, the national tax administrations and the European institutions. It focused on both short term and longer term measures to combat VAT fraud.
Please find hereafter the programme of the seminar and the conference documents.
|08.30 - 09.15||Registration|
|09.15 - 09.30||Opening and introduction|
|09.30 - 10.00||Presentation by the Netherlands
Theo Poolen, member of the management board of the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration
Background document from the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration
|10.00 - 10.30||Presentation by the Commission
|10.30 - 11.00||Coffee break|
|11.00 - 12.30||Workshops (see details in Workshop document
and and feedback from the workshops A
|12.30 - 14.00||Lunch|
|14.00 - 15.30||Continuation of workshops|
|15.30 - 16.00||Coffee break|
|16.00 - 17.30||Reporting back from workshops and open discussion|
|17.30 - 18.00||Conclusions|
After the conference all presentations will be put on the TAXUD website.
For further questions please contact TAXUD-VAT-FRAUD-SEMINAR@ec.europa.eu.