International Tax Forum kicks off in Baku

International Tax Forum kicks off in Baku
# 19 February 2013 08:57 (UTC +04:00)

According to APA-Economics, representatives of 33 member countries, including Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and IOTA attend the forum.

Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Taxes Sahib Alekberov noted that IOTA plays a role of useful platform for member-states to get detailed information about successful experiences and experience exchange in tax sphere. He noted that Minister of Taxes is a full-right member of IOTA since 2002 and always paid attention to development of cooperation with Tax Administrations of member countries.

He also stressed that GDP tripled during past 10 years and is expected to double during next 10 years and learning and application of international experience is useful for such economic growth.

IOTA President Samuel Tanner assessed the forum as one of the practical steps taken for exchange of experience of member states.

Thereafter, plenary meetings of IOTA kicked off. The agenda of forum, to last three days, includes discussion of several issues on activity of the organization, as well as implementation of decisions for 2012-2017, reducing administrative burden, extension of services rendered for them, reduction of tax administration expenditures and other such issues.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED