ITIC regularly monitors the G-20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. The group met on 22-23 July 2016 in Chengdu, China. Please see the link to Bloomberg News for the full text of the communique that was issued on 24 July. A number of key fiscal issues that are of interest to ITIC’s sponsors – and relevant to our programs, working groups, and regional tax forums – were discussed.
On 25 July in Hanoi, the Vietnam Tax Consultants’ Association (VTCA) and the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) signed an agreement to cooperate on joint programs in Vietnam and ASEAN to advance common research and educational missions as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The fundamental aim of the joint programs is to foster mutual understanding and trust between government agencies and taxpayers. Continue reading “ITIC Signs Cooperation Agreement with Vietnam Tax Consultants Association”
ITIC Senior Advisor Douglas Townsend participated as an Observer in the 20th General Assembly of the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA) held on 7-8 July 2016 in Bucharest, under the Presidency of the Romanian National Agency for Fiscal Administration. Heads of tax administrations from 46 countries and representatives of 11 international organizations attended, along with representatives from the IMF and OECD, among others.