Workshop on Enhancing Value-Added Tax Administration

23 October 2018 to 25 October 2018

Experts from International Monetary Fund and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development discussed key issues and challenges confronting revenue bodies of developing economies on value-added tax administration, and how these issues are addressed by advanced economies in the region and globally. Tax officials from East and Southeast Asia participated in the discussion.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
23 Oct 2018 Opening Address
23 Oct 2018 Session 1 - Key Developments and Emerging Trends in Value-Added Tax (VAT) Policy and Administration from Around the World Piet Battiau
23 Oct 2018 VAT Systems in the Region Richard Highfield
23 Oct 2018 Session 2 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Managing Tax Compliance Risks
23 Oct 2018 Session 3 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Addressing VAT Fraud and other Under-Reporting Non-Compliance
23 Oct 2018 Session 4 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Managing VAT Refunds
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
24 Oct 2018 Session 5 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Achieving a Good Standard of VAT Service Delivery
24 Oct 2018 Session 6 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Taxing Digital Supplies (including E-Commerce)
24 Oct 2018 Session 7 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Digitizing VAT Administration
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
25 Oct 2018 Session 8 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Addressing VAT Policy and Administrative Implications of the Sharing/Peer-to-Peer/Gig Economy Piet Battiau, Mick Thackray
25 Oct 2018 Session 9 - Enhancing Tax Administration: Monitoring and Evaluating Progress in Improving VAT System Performance Mick Thackray
25 Oct 2018 Session 10 - A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific Richard Highfield


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