International Indirect Tax Summit 2018


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Avalara’s free annual tax summit is back in London on the 2nd October 2018 and we would love to see you there!

If you are a business selling cross-border then this is the must attend event of the year. You will hear the latest on the ever-changing tax landscape.

Previous summit attendees of include tax analysts, accountants, CPAs, directors, controllers, CEOs and other c-level executives.

The International Indirect Tax Summit 2018 has been given official CPD accreditation by the CPD Service, delegates will be awarded points for attending.

Confirmed speakers

Hear how industry leaders are managing their international growth, avoiding compliance pitfalls, and staying ahead of the tax man!

Rita de la Feria – Chair of Tax Law | Leeds University

Rita de la Feria

EU VAT Fraud

  • Rita will be discussing how the last decade has witnessed significant intensification of anti-tax fraud policy within Europe. With the size of VAT fraud across Europe said to be at its highest ever. It is therefore unsurprising that the last few years have seen a strengthening of VAT anti-fraud policy across most Member States.

Richard Asquith – VP Global Indirect Tax | Avalara

International VAT update

  • Customs Union and Brexit
  • New VAT regimes
  • Split payments and other anti-fraud measures

Kid Misso – Senior Director of Solution Consulting | Avalara

Digital tax revolution

  • An update of the global trend towards real-time, electronic transactional reporting
  • How can organisations prepare to meet these obligations
  • What Avalara is doing to help our customers support the digital tax revolution

Michael Cameron – MTD for Business Programme | HMRC

Making Tax Digital

  • Michael will discuss how and why HMRC is launching MTD, an ambitious plan to turn HMRC into one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world.

Patrick Loughnane – Former Senior Product Manager | Unity


Global compliance strategies

  • Unity Technologies is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D (RT3D) development platform and currently trades in over 60 territories where they use Sales Tax, VAT or IVA.

International Indirect Tax Summit 2017 highlights

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Start End
Registration, breakfast and networking 8:00 am 9:00 am
Richard Asquith, VP Global Indirect Tax, Avalara - Welcome 9:00 am 9:15 pm
Patrick Loughnane, Unity - Global compliance strategies 9:15 am 9:45 am
Kid, Senior Director of Solutions Consulting, Avalara - Digitalisation of tax 9:45 am 10:15 am
Tea, coffee and networking 10:15 am 10:45 am
Michael Cameron, HMRC - Making Tax Digital business programme 10:45 am 11:15 am
Richard Asquith, VP Global Indirect Tax, Avalara - Making Tax Digital live poll 11:15 am 11:45 am
Rita de la Feria, Chair of Tax Law, University of Leeds - VAT fraud 11:45 am 12:15 pm
Lunch 12:15 pm 1:00 pm
Richard Asquith, VP Global Indirect Tax, Avalara - Brexit update with live poll 1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Alex Clifford, Head IT Downstream Finance & Tax IT Manager - TBC 1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Richard Asquith, VP Global Indirect Tax, Avalara - Closing remarks 2:00 pm 2:30 pm

International Indirect Tax Summit 2018

Ham Yard Hotel
1 Ham Yard
London W1D 7DT