The Pitfalls of Accepted VAT Wisdom: Lessons from the EU Experience
- When: November 18, 2008, 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- Where: William F. Starr Hall Room 7
Rita de la Feria received her law degree from the University of Lisbon, having specialized in Tax Law and Economic Law. She then began her professional career as a tax consultant with Arthur Andersen, working in both their Lisbon and Dublin offices. In 2006, she completed her PhD on EU VAT harmonization at the Law School of the University of Dublin, Trinity College.
Prior to joining the Centre, she held lecturing positions on Tax Law and EU Law at both the University of Dublin, Trinity College and Queen's University Belfast. She has published widely on EU VAT issues and presented to academic, practitioner and tax administration audiences, the latter within the framework of the European Commission's Fiscalis Programme. She is the book review editor of the British Tax Review and a member of both the Irish Centre for European Law, the International Fiscal Association, and the Tax Research Network.
Her current research interests are mainly within European tax law and policy and VAT.