Governing Structure

Assembly of the Network of Tax Organisations

The NTO Assembly consists of the heads of all signatories’ secretariats and serves as a strategic forum that develops the strategic plans of the Network of Tax Organisations, approves its annual work plan and decides on its overall funding strategy.

Council of the Network of Tax Organisations

The NTO Council is composed of five representatives of the signatories and is headed by one of its members, the Head of Council. The NTO Council is responsible for the operational management of the Network of Tax Organisations, the proposal of the annual work plan and the implementation of the Assembly’s decisions. It provides advice and support to the Assembly and guides the work of the NTO Secretariat. Further, it is responsible for pursuing the objectives of the Network of Tax Organisations and observing the guiding principles.

Secretariat of the Network of Tax Organisations

On a day-to-day basis, the Network of Tax Organisations is managed by the Secretariat of the Network of Tax Organisations, which is facilitated by the International Tax Compact (ITC) Secretariat. The ITC Secretariat is responsible for coordinating and implementing the activities in the NTO work plan and for reporting to the ITC Steering Group. The ITC Secretariat is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ