India Joins UN Program in St. Lucia

  • Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) is a joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • They launched a programme in Saint Lucia.
  • India has been chosen as the Partner Administration and will provide Tax Experts for this programme.

The Programme:

  • It is expected to be of 12-18 months’ duration.
  • India will collaborate with the TIWB Secretariat and support the UNDP Country Office, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.
  • Aid Saint Lucia in strengthening its tax administration by transferring technical knowledge and skills to its tax administration.
  • Focus on the effective use of the automatic exchange of information under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) framework.
  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Saint Lucia; Head of Global Relations and Development Division of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD; Head of the TIWB Secretariat; and other senior officers of Saint Lucia, UNDP, OECD, TIWB Secretariat and Foreign Tax & Tax Research Division of CBDT participated.
  • This is the seventh TIWB programme.
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