Pacific Tax Authorities Agree to Act on Anti-Tax Haven and Anti-Secrecy Activities to Increase Tax Compliance

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Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
12
Issue: 
10
389-390
Abstract: 
On September 20, 1996, during the annual meeting of the Pacific Association of Tax Administrators (PATA), held in Vancouver, Canada September 17-18, 1996, conference sources reportedly revealed that tax officials from the four PATA member countries (e.g., the U.S., Canada, Japan, and Australia) have agreed to increase the exchange of information about low- and no-tax jurisdictions and to be vigilant about tax avoidance with the use of such jurisdictions ... [more]