In the period from 04.06.2019 to 06.06.2019 the Public Revenue Office was a host of the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA), which in Skopje organized the Forum for implementation of the measures for fight against tax evasion (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting -BEPS).
The Director of Public Revenue Office Ms. Sanja Lukarevska opened this Forum, expressing her satisfaction with the fact that the Public Revenue Office of the Republic of North Macedonia is the host of this event and wished the participants successful and productive work . She also noted that the Public Revenue Officeis a member of IOTA since 1997 and since then actively participates and organizes various events within IOTA, in order to improve tax legislation and tax processes.
Our country is the 117th Member State that has joined the BEPS inclusive framework and has committed to implementing the four minimum standards. Joining the Framework and giving our country the opportunity to work together on an equal footing with other OECD and G20 countries to continually implement the BEPS package and develop further standards to address remaining BEPS problems. This event will help and contribute to a greater understanding of the implementation process of BEPS, as well as respecting internationally agreed standards – was emphasized by the director Lukarevska.
The event was organized by the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA), attended by 54 participants from tax administrations from the region, EU Member States and other tax administrations, as well as lecturers from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).