Zsolt Szatmári joined IBFD in 2017 and is currently a senior VAT specialist in the VAT Knowledge Group. He is the editor of the VAT in Europe and VAT Worldwide publications and is responsible for reporting on VAT-related actions taken by institutions of the European Union.
Prior to joining IBFD, Mr. Szatmári worked as a tax advisor at Big4 advisory firms and a major multinational company in Hungary. He advised clients on a wide range of VAT-related questions and was involved in several VAT litigation projects, including cases brought before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Besides his work on VAT, he also participated in a number of customs advisory projects.
He has a Juris Doctor degree from the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, where he became an appointed lecturer in the Fiscal Law Department after graduation, apart from his work as a tax advisor. He is also a PhD student at the Eötvös Loránd University and a certified tax advisor in Hungary.