Please contact info@bfsb-bahamas.com if you have any questions. Since March 2019, the Bahamas has signed tax information exchange agreements with 29 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, China, Canada and Australia. The advantage of the Bahamas. The financial industry. www.bfsb-bahamas.com/tax.php This agreement, published in April 2002, is not a binding instrument, but includes two models of bilateral agreements. Many bilateral agreements are based on this agreement (see below). The signing took place on March 30, 2010 in Washington DC, Ambassador Beazley, on behalf of Australia, and Mr. Cornelius Smith, Ambassador to the United States of America, signing for the Bahamas. In this regard, legal systems may be based on a bilateral agreement between the competent authority for the implementation of the automatic exchange of information in accordance with the common standard of notification or automatic exchange of reports by country on a TIEA, particularly in cases where it is not (yet) possible to automatically exchange information through the relevant authority within the framework of a relevant multilateral agreement.

In June 2015, the OECD`s Tax Affairs Committee (CFA) approved a standard protocol on the agreement. The standard protocol can be used by jurisdictions if they wish to extend the scope of their existing TIEAs to the automatic and/or spontaneous exchange of information. We are pleased to provide below, in the form of an information guide, a series of documents on the Bahamas and its position on international tax cooperation, as well as developments in a number of legal systems since January 2009. See below for: . International taxation. INTAX INFO Lirary. Http://www.intax-info.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=library&Itemid=17&lang=en the agreement was born out of the OECD`s work on combating harmful tax practices. The lack of effective exchange of information is one of the main criteria for determining harmful tax practices. The agreement is the standard for the effective exchange of information within the meaning of the OECD`s initiative on harmful tax practices. This document contains the following information: Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas on the exchange of tax information.

See also the TIEAs, which were signed by the court, and the TIEAs, which were signed by the individual court. The aim of this agreement is to promote international cooperation in tax matters through the exchange of information. It was developed by the OECD Global Forum Working Group on Effective Information Exchange. Jurisdictions can also use the text of the articles in the model protocol if they wish to include the automatic and spontaneous exchange of information in a new TIEA. This command document was submitted to Parliament by a government minister by Her Majesty`s command. Command documents are considered by the government to have an interest in Parliament, but they should not be submitted by legislation. THE Australian and Bahamas governments have signed an agreement to exchange tax information. The agreement provides for the exchange of information on request, both in criminal and civil matters. It`s the Cnuced. International Investment Agreements Database.

From investmentpolicyhub.unctad.org/Views/Public/IndexIIA.aspx The Bahamas` position on international tax cooperation contains the government`s recent statements on the TIEA negotiations and the adoption of its commitment to international standards for the exchange of information in March 2009. We also published archived articles from January 2002, when The Bahamas US TIEA was signed.