Moldova has committed to implement the international Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters by 2023. Moldova’s commitment, made by the Minister of Finance Mr Dumitru Budianschi, makes it the 119th Global Forum member to commit to start AEOI by a specific date.
Exchange of information is an essential tool for tax authorities worldwide to ensure that all taxpayers pay the correct amount of tax. In order to support them, the Global Forum, the World Bank Group and the African Development Bank are jointly publishing a new version of the Manual on Exchange of Information.
Algeria joins the international fight against tax evasion by becoming the 163rd member of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
Togo joins international efforts against tax evasion and avoidance by joining the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS as its 140th member. Through its membership, Togo has also committed to addressing the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy by joining the two-pillar plan to reform the international taxation rules, bringing to 134 the total number of jurisdictions participating in the agreement.
Ukraine has committed to implement the international Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (AEOI) by 2023. The commitment made by Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mr Denys Shmyhal, makes Ukraine the 118th Global Forum member to commit to start AEOI by a specific date.
Today, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, three countries have signed the multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the Convention), bringing the total number of jurisdictions that participate in the Convention to 144.
Jamaica has committed to implement the international Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (AEOI) by 2022. The commitment made by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service makes Jamaica the 117th Global Forum member to commit to start AEOI by a specific date.
Tax Transparency in Latin America 2021 is a key output of the Punta del Este Declaration (the Declaration), a Latin American initiative to tackle tax evasion, corruption and other financial crimes through transparency and exchange of information (EOI) for tax purposes.
Between 22 June and 2 July 2021, 34 participants from 17 African countries took part in the second phase of the Train the Trainer pilot programme, launched in April 2021 by the Global Forum under the umbrella of the Africa Initiative.
The Global Forum published today new peer review reports assessing the legal and regulatory framework against the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request for Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, the Russian Federation, South Africa and Ukraine. The new reports only cover the first phase of the assessment.