Tax Inspectors Without Borders Launches Program in Seychelles with India Partnership
Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB), the joint initiative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), launched its program in Seychelles on Monday.
India has been chosen as the partner administration and has provided a tax expert for this program, the finance ministry said in an official statement.
This program is expected to last 12 months during which India, in collaboration with the TIWB Secretariat and with the support of the UNDP country office in Mauritius and Seychelles, aims to help Seychelles strengthen their tax administration by transferring knowledge- provide technical skills and expertise to its tax auditors by sharing best audit practices. The program will focus on transfer pricing cases in the tourism and financial services sectors.
The Chairman of the Central Direct Taxation Council (CBDT) JB Mohapatra attended the launch by videoconference with Patrick Payet, Secretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Trade of the Government of Seychelles, Veronique Herminie, Commissioner General of the Seychelles Tax Commission. , Ben Dickinson, Head of the Global Relations and Development Division of the OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration, Rusudan Kemularia, Head of TIWB Secretariat and other senior officials from Seychelles, UNDP, OECD, TIWB Secretariat and Foreign Tax and Tax Research Division of the CBDT.
This program is the sixth TIWB program that India has supported by providing Tax Expert.
(With entries from ANI)
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