[asbl-libre] Re: [openstandaarden] TVA/VAT: Company and Tax on Line

Philip Paeps philip+os at paeps.cx
Thu Sep 11 09:43:42 CEST 2003

On 2003-09-10 19:54:40 (+0200), Jan Claeys <openstandaarden at janc.cjb.net> wrote:
> At 2003-09-10 17:59, you wrote:
> > On the side note, I would like to stress that the authentication of
> > Tax-On-Web is not so strong (all the information is on your SiS and/or Id
> > Card.
> Not exactly, you have to request a "token card" with 24 numbered "secret
> codes" first, and they send that to your official home address.  Every time
> you login they ask for 1 of those codes.

And I believe that in order to obtain that 'token card', you have to present
your physical self to the bored souls at the town/city/village/whatever's
administration facility who will verify that the physical self you bring with
you corresponds to the one you claim to be.

Of course, administration officials can be bought, or certainly rented, but

 - Philip

PS: Why would anyone in his right mind want to impersonate someone to fill in
his tax forms?  Of all things... it's burdensome enough to have to deal with
one's own taxes, let alone someone else's...

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