Full programme

Directive 2006/112/EC module (60 hours)
Part 1:  Monday 20 June to Friday 24 June 2016
Venue: Brussels: The VAT House, Jozef Van Elewijckstraat 103, 1853 Strombeek-Bever
Part 2:  Monday 4 July to Friday 8 July 2016
Venue: Barcelona, exact location to be confirmed

Over 10 days, the different provisions of Directive 2006/112/EC will be analysed in depth. Where appropriate, an analysis will be made of which member states have made use of the more than 200 options left open in the Directive, starting with “member states may”.
The aim is for the participants to base their reasoning on the provisions of the European Directive when analysing VAT cases and then to apply national legislation (with its derogations).
The EU VAT Bible is used as the manual along with the iVAT WebExpert (included in the course).

EC court cases module (30 hours)
Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August 2016
Venue: Barcelona: exact location to be confirmed

Over 5 days, a selection of ECJ court cases will be analysed and their practical impact will be discussed. The outcome of ECJ court cases is often disregarded, not used, or used inappropriately.
The aim is for the participants to be independently able to interpret the conclusion of a decision of the European Court correctly.

Doing business in…” module (60 hours)
Part 1: Monday 26 September to Friday 30 September 2016
Venue: Belgium, exact location to be confirmed
Part 2: Monday to Friday, 6 to 10 February 2017
Venue: Brussels: Belgium, Grimbergen (Brussels)

Over 10 days, VAT experts from different EU countries will come and explain how Directive 2006/112/EC has been implemented in their national VAT legislation. One entire day will be spent explaining derogations and other special rules. The following countries will certainly be dealt with: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Hungary and Poland, plus 3 more member states still to be selected.

Topics module (30 hours)
Monday to Friday, 26 to 30 June 2017
Venue: Spain, Barcelona

5 different VAT topics will be dealt with over an entire day. The aim is that participants should learn to apply the knowledge they have gathered during the full course when analysing specific cases. Examples are: chain transactions, recharging of services, work on movable goods etc.

International School on Indirect Taxation 2017 (24 hours)
Monday to Friday, 25 to 29 September 2017
Venue: Belgium, exact location to be confirmed

Participants can choose which sessions they wish to follow during this one-week summit. The certificates are presented before the formal dinner at the end of the week.