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Commonwealth Tax Administrators to meet here

The issues of tax compliance, enforcement and exchange of information will top the agenda when the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) hosts the 37th annual Technical Conference of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators next week.

Over 140 delegates including representatives from Commonwealth nations, tax advisors from international agencies, and members of the business community are expected to attend the November 7-11 meeting, which will be held at the Hilton Hotel under the theme ‘Enhancing Tax Compliance through Strategic Alliances’.

“This forum provides an excellent platform to share experiences on strategies for enhancing tax compliance as well as identifying opportunities for stronger cooperation between respective tax administrations,” the BRA’s communications officer Erica Lazare said.

Lazare added that this is the first time in 17 years that a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state is hosting the conference. Belize hosted the meeting in 1999.

One Response to Commonwealth Tax Administrators to meet here

  1. jrsmith November 6, 2016 at 10:35 am

    These meetings far and wide is all the same , the inefficient way taxes is collected , who gets away with not paying because of political ties locally and friends in businesses , then the involvement of ( Political corporate corruption) The first paragraph explains it all , these kind of meetings should and cannot be taken seriously….
    One government employed a consultant to show ways of making the collection of taxes much easier, then to find out the said consultant was advising private businesses how to avoid paying taxes…

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