Iglesias Capellas

Joan Iglesias Capellas

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Tel.: +34 93 241 53 98

Fax.: +34 93 414 50 30


Joan Iglesias is a Tax Inspector currently on leave of absence. With over 20 years’ experience in the Spanish Tax Agency (AEAT), he has occupied various posts of responsibility, notably in the fields of Inspection, Tax Collection and Relations with the Courts. In 2017, he started his professional career as a lawyer specialising in tax litigation and offences against the tax administration. His university studies gave him a detailed knowledge of tax procedures. He has acquired wide experience as a lecturer at various universities, professional training centres and other training schools, and regularly publishes articles concerning jurisprudence in specialised journals.

•Bachelor’s Degree in Law (1985•1990). Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

•PhD in Law (2007•2012). Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

• Doctorate Course (2007/2008) Spanish Distance Learning University (UNED).

•Diploma in Advanced Studies (2009) (UNED).

•Doctoral Thesis Cum Laude: “The effects of criminal trials for offences against the Tax Administration on taxation processes” (2012) (UAB).

Spanish, Catalan and English

•Corresponding Member, Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED).

•Associate Member, Association of Economists of Catalonia (CEC).

•Member of the Spanish Association of Tax Consultants (AEDAF).

•Member of the Economy & Taxation Committee, PIMEC.(Small & Medium•sized Employers’ Association of Catalonia).

•Member of the Consultancy Council, “Salud y Persona” Foundation.

•Coordinator of the Specialised Course in Criminal Trials for Offences against the Tax Administration, organised by the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB) (2018).

•Associate Lecturer in the Department of Public Economy and Economic Policy, Faculty of Economics, University of Barcelona (UB) (2015•2017).

•Collaborating Lecturer, Master’s Degree in Public Management, ESADE (2014•2015).

•Collaborating Lecturer, Master’s Degree in Taxation, Barcelona School of Management, Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) (2014•2018).

•Collaborating Lecturer, Master’s Degree in Taxation, International University of Catalonia (UIC) (2015).

•Lecturer at the School of Legal Practice (EPPA), Bar Association of Sabadell (1997/2012).

•Trainer of public examination candidates, CHH Study Centre. (2000/2002).

•Associate Lecturer in Tax Law, Faculty of Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB),(2001/2002).

•Lecturer and Coordinator of the Postgraduate Course specialising in Accountancy, Taxation and Company Law. Institute of Public Cooperative Economy & Financial Law, University of Barcelona (UB), (2004/2013).

•Lecturer, Postgraduate Course in Taxation, Bages University Foundation (FUB),(2006/2007).

•Collaborating Lecturer, Master’s Course, Centre for Financial Studies (CEF) (2006/2013).

•Extraordinary Doctorate Prize, UAB, for his thesis “The effects of criminal trials for offences against the Tax Administration on tax inspection & collection” (2016).

•1st Prize, Financial and Taxation Studies (2011) for his study: ”The Regularisation of Tax Fraud Constituting an Offence against the Tax Administration”, Centre of Financial Studies (CEF), Madrid (September 2011).

•Joan Sardà Dexeus Award, conferred by the Association of Economists of Cataloniafor his participation in the collective study “Our taxes and their administration. Key concepts for a better tax administration”, AAVV, Institute of the Economy, Barcelona (2015).