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Information sharing and cross border tax compliance presentation


This presenation covers:

  • information sharing:
    • banking transparency initiatives and
    • offshore voluntary disclosure initiatives by the Australian Tax Office
  • an Australian perspective- formal notices to supply information to the ATO:
    • Section 264 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • international cooperation efforts:
    • a range of International involvement
  • international collaboration and the process of international audits
  • approaches used in other countries
  • global forum on transparency and internationally agreed standard of
  • exchange of Information
  • treaties

Author profile:

Jan Farrell
Jan is the Deputy Comissionser (Case leader) for the Australian Tax Office. She has worked on many complex international and domestic tax matters over 25 years and most recently was posted for 16 months as the Tax Office representative in Washington DC. In Washington, Jan was assigned to an international working group of four countries - Australia, USA, Canada and the United Kingdom - called the Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre (JITSIC). Jan has also participated with the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development working party on tax avoidance and evasion.
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This was presented at 2011 Financial Services Taxation Conference .

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