Fernando Velayos

Fernando Velayos

Fernando Velayos is an international tax policy and tax administration consultant. He carries out technical assistance on tax reforms along emerging countries of Latin-America and Africa. He also co-operates with several International Organizations like OECD, IMF, Inter-American Development Bank or CIAT (Inter-American Center for Tax Administrations).

He is a lawyer and an economist from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. In 1992 he joined the Spanish Tax and Customs Auditors Corps (by public examination).

For a number of years, he worked for the Spanish Tax Office, as an advisor to the Secretary of State (Vice-Minister) for Finance and as the Deputy Director for International Tax Policy; as well as a leader fiscal specialist for Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC.

He was a Value Added Tax professor at the IE University (Madrid) Masters Law degree (LL.M.) and is a participant in several Spanish Universities and international fora discussing tax policy and tax administration. He’s co-authored several books on different tax topics and has published articles on int’l tax, VAT, Wealth tax, etc.

He’s also a regular posts author in Agenda Publica (blog) about tax issues as well as in other blogs (CIAT, IADB).



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