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The Exchange of Tax Information Portal is an initiative of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. The Global Forum conducts peer reviews of its member jurisdictions' ability to co-operate with other tax administrations in accordance with the internationally agreed standard. The standard provides for exchange of information on request where it is foreseeably relevant to the administration and enforcement of the domestic tax laws of the requesting jurisdiction. Effective exchange of information requires that jurisdictions ensure information is available, that it can be obtained by the tax authorities and that there are mechanisms in place allowing for the exchange of that information. The Global Forum's peer review process examines both the legal and regulatory aspects of exchange (Phase 1 reviews) and the exchange of information in practice (Phase 2). The EOI Portal will track the development of these peer reviews, including changes that jurisdictions make in response to the Global Forum's recommendations.

News: Joint OECD/Global Forum second advanced workshop on implemen...

Joint OECD/Global Forum second advanced workshop on implementing the common reporting standard (CRS), Malaysia

17 Aug 2015

The Global Forum and OECD continue to reach out to support jurisdictions in meeting their commitments to implementing the new Standard on automatic exchange of information. Over the last 10 months, more than 400 government officials have attended training workshops on the new Standard run by the Global Forum and OECD. The sixth advanced workshop on the Standard was held in Malaysia, from 17 – 20 August, the eighth regional seminar to be held this year.

http://www.oecd.org/tax/transparency/jointoecdglobalforumsecondadvancedworkshoponimplementingthecommonreportingstandardcrs.htm