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Profile of registrant

VAT Forum

Identification number in the register: 01068149340-74
Registration date: 15/08/12 11:17:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 27/07/14 17:08:22
The date of the last annual update was 27/07/14 17:08:22

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: VAT Forum
Legal status: cvba
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Isabelle Desmeytere
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Isabelle Desmeytere
Position: Managing Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 bus 4 Onze Lieve Vrouwstraat 
Grimbergen 1850
Telephone number: (+32) 22724439
Fax number: (+32) 22724430
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: EU and national lobbying in respect of correct and sustainable VAT legislation. Only VAT technical lobbying.
Trainings in EU VAT legislation and the implementation thereof in various member states.
Organising discussion fora on VAT legislation.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 30
Complementary information: This number may vary depending on the number of partners (partner = shareholder of the cooperative)

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

* Analysis of the EU VAT Directive on Invoicing, the Explanatory notes and the implementation thereof in national legislation.
* Analysis of the EU VAT Directive proposal on Vouchers
* VAT Forum Madrid Summit
* EU VAT Expert degree: training course on the EU VAT Directive, ECJ Cases and implementation thereof in the EU member states

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Customs
  • Taxation


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 20,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.