IBFD participated at the 49th SGATAR meeting Oct-29-2019
Prof. Dr Victor van Kommer, Director Tax Services at IBFD, was a speaker at the 49th Study Group of Asian Tax Administration and Research (SGATAR) Annual Meeting in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Prof. van Kommer covered the topics of mandatory and voluntary disclosure, and cooperative compliance. As a panel member, he also gave a presentation on IBFD’s BEPS Assessment Tool (B.A.T.) developed for GIZ (Foreign Aid Agency Germany).
SGATAR offers tax administrations from Asia-Pacific countries the opportunity to exchange and share their knowledge and experience. Discussions included current hot issues such as digital taxation and the latest developments related to BEPS implementation, as well as giving exposure to the development of tax reform in each SGATAR jurisdiction.