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January 30, 2012

India Signs International Tax Treaty to Exchange Tax Info with IRS

The new treaty will provide for mutual assistance and exchange of information between India and the other members of the Agreement.  One member is the USA.  It not only provides for exchange of information between the taxing agencies (IRS) but also provides for assistance in recovery of taxes.

It provides for simultaneous tax examinations in other countries and sharing of relevant information.  It also allows tax officials from one member country to enter the other to interview individuals and examine records.  The information received from another country can be used also for money laundering investigations.

Read more and the names of the Member nations in this Article from The Hindu

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