Value-Added Taxes in the European Union
- When: April 11, 2007, 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
- Where: William F. Starr Hall Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder Trial Courtroom, First Floor
A lecture by Prof. Dr. Michael Tumpel
- Optional Advanced Reading: OECD VAT Guidelines
Listen to Prof. Tumpel's Lecture:
Prof. Dr. Michael Tumpel was born in 1964 in Vienna, Austria. He holds a M.B.A. and a doctoral degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. After receiving venia docendi (Habilitation) for Tax Law and Tax Management from Vienna University he became an associate professor of the Vienna University. In 2000, he was appointed full professor at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. Professor Tumpel's research interests include various aspects of Austrian, international and European tax law. He has authored or edited several books and has published articles in national and international journals. His current research focuses on the reform of the EU Value Added Tax system to combat tax fraud. He has been awarded the Albert Hensel Award of the German Tax Law Association 1998, Münster 1998 and the Scientific Award of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), Austrian Branch, Vienna 1998 for his habilitation thesis on Value Added Tax on Intra-Community Trade.