Meeting with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Taxes
19.02.2013 / 07:49
On 14 February 2013 Ambassador Radek Matula took part in the meeting of Head of the EU delegation and Heads of EU member states diplomatic missions in Baku with Fazil Mammadov, Minister of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Minister Mammadov informed about the reform process and improvements in tax system, including the use of advanced information technologies.
Discussion during the meeting was focused on the opportunities and perspectives of cooperation between the European Union and its member states on the one side and Azerbaijan on the other side.
The Czech Republic is one of the nineteen EU countries with double taxation avoidance treaties concluded with Azerbaijan (Agreement on elimination of double taxation for income and property and prevention of tax evasion between the Government of the Czech Republic and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 2005). Furthermore, Arrangement on cooperation in the sphere of tax administration between Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic and Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan was signed in 2007.