The 2018 EATLP Congress will take place on 7-9 June 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland

Title: Tax Transparency

1. Congress Invitation

2. Congress Programme

3. Partner Programme

4. Tax Evening

5. General Information Zurich

6. Registration form

7. National Reports 2018

8. Preparatory Materials for Panels 1 and 3

9. Preparatory Materials for Panels 2 and 4


Thursday, 7 June

 Presentations on the Interaction between EATLP and EU Institutions

Adolfo Martin Jimenez: EATLP and JTPF

Ana Paula Dourado: Tax Good Governance Platform

Friday, 8 June


Section 1 –The new world of tax transparency – change of paradigm?

Purpose and problems of tax transparency - the legal perspective - Roman Seer

Transparency and Automatization - the perspective of the tax administration - Christoph Shelling

Tax Transparency - the business perspective - Jos Beerepoot

Section 2 - Instruments of transparency towards the tax administration

Third parties as supplementary sources of tax transparency - Tina Ehrke-Rabel

Cutting-edge instruments in getting information from taxpayers - Stan Stevens

Whistle blowing procedure - Alain Steichen

Section 3 – Transparency and publicity

Transparency of the taxpayer towards the public – purposes and risks - Joshua D. Blank

Transparency and Incentives: Are the Black Lists an Effective Device? - Donato Masciandaro

Scandinavian concept of and experiences with publicity, e.g. taxpayer lists - Eleonor Kristofferson

Section 4 - Limitations of transparency and protection of the taxpayer

Right to privacy  - Philip Baker

Tax secrecy - Peter Hongler

Procedural and judicial protection - Sylvie de Raedt


Saturday, 9 June