​The Working Group on Value Added Tax was established as a forum for the exchange of experiences about the functioning of the VAT system in the EU, with special attention to:

  1. general trends in the VAT area;
  2. administrative cooperation among Member States;
  3. measuring VAT loss due to fraud, and assessing effectiveness of anti-fraud policies;
  4. tackling intra-community VAT fraud;
  5. monitoring developments in the area of VAT;
  6. promoting cooperation on VAT audit.

For further information contact:

Mr Giovanni Coppola, Corte dei conti (

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