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.
- VTCA and ITIC will jointly organize educational programs, such as workshops, seminars and conferences, which bring together academic experts, Vietnamese public-sector stakeholders, and taxpayers.
- VTCA and ITIC will undertake joint research and publications on a variety of investment issues, tax policy best practices and tax administration reforms.
- ITIC and VTCA will collaborate to develop tax policy and administration capacity-building programs for Vietnamese and ASEAN officials.
The VTCA featured the signing of the agreement on their website. Several Vietnamese tax and business publications also reported on the agreement: