20th International School on Indirect Taxation

  • in-depth VAT analyses
  • VAT seminars
  • discussion sessions
  • focused workshop sessions

30 September - 4 October 2019
Grimbergen (Brussels area)
Hotel Abbey****, Direct bus and only 15 minutes
from Brussels airport to Hotel Abbey, Grimbergen

For the 20th year in a row, we will focus on knowledge transfer! Following requests from participants.

Who should attend the International School on Indirect Taxation?
The School is designed for people who already have experience in international VAT and have sufficient knowledge of their national VAT system.

What is the aim of the International School on Indirect Taxation?
The aim of the International School on Indirect Taxation is to provide a forum for people who are responsible for international VAT within a company or group of companies.
At the International School Summit, participants can meet and talk to VAT experts from different European countries and other people responsible for VAT in major companies. The International School Summit is a premier networking event.
All participants will receive extensive documentation and an information binder.

Participation options
It is possible to attend the International School Summit from Monday to Friday, from Monday to Wednesday, or from Wednesday to Friday.
Single day or half-day registrations are also possible.

Who are the workshop and seminar leaders?
The following VAT experts will lead workshops and seminars at the international school:


  • Austria: Thomas Pühringer (Pühringer Tax Consulting GmbH)
  • Belgium: Patrick Wille (VAT Forum), Frank Borger (THE VAT HOUSE), Katia Delfin Diaz (OmniVAT)
  • Bulgaria: Tania Pavlova (Taxacta)
  • Czec Republic: Jan Kaucky (Jan Kaucký VAT s.r.o)
  • Cyprus: Alexis Tsielepis (Chelco VAT))
  • France: Wouter Baes (RFN)
  • Hungary: Ranetta Petrovácz (Petitum Kft)
  • Italy: Alessandro Portale (Studio Portale)
  • Luxembourg: Thierry Derochette (Taxconnected)
  • Norway: Morten Stegard
  • Malta: Matthew Zampa (Zampa Debattista)
  • Romania: Cristian Radulescu (Taxhouse SRL)
  • Slovakia: Milan Vargan (TAX systems)
  • Spain: Pablo Luján (IVA Consulta), Fernando Matesanz (Spanish VAT Services Asesores SL); Meritxell Yus (Cuatrecasas)
  • Sweden: Pär Sundberg (Skeppsbron Skat)
  • The Netherlands: Marja van den Oetelaar (The VAT Consultancy Firm B.V)
  • UK: David Stokes (Accordance)