Tax administration

Consultation and public comments on the OECD’s project on High Net Worth Individuals


On February 9, 2009 the OECD held a consultation on its project on High Net Worth Individuals (“HNWI”). The consultation followed from the release of a discussion paper on the project (October 2008).  The consultation was attended by over 20 industry representatives and private client advisors and over 25 senior officials from OECD member and observer countries.


During the consultation, participants discussed a broad range of issues focusing in particular on the seven questions raised in the public discussion paper. In advance of the consultation a number of written comments were received which are shown below. To read or download the comments please click on the links below.


• Australian Taxation Office (summary of consultations held in Australia)
• Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
• Braun Leberfinger Ludwig Weidinger
• British Bankers’ Association (BBA)
• Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)
• Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies – Ireland
• Deloitte Touche Tohamtsu

• Ernst & Young LLP 
• Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
• Global Accounting Alliance (GAA)
• Institute of Chartered Accountancy in England & Wales (ICAEW)
• Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
• International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD)
• Jersey Finance
• Mr Knott
• Ms Lewis
• Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati
• PricewaterhouseCoopers AG WPG
• PricewaterhouseCoopers European Private Client Network
• PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
• Sentinel Corporate Fiduciary Services Ltd
• Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
• Tiberghein Lawyers

• TozziniFreire Advogados


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