The tax enforcement authorities from five NATO countries together, to work together more effectively against cross-border tax crime. They form the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, short J5. The cooperation should be to gather together information, knowledge exchange and operations.
The time, of course, in the fight against international tax crime is coming to an end. According to have closed now, authorities from five countries to the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement jointly tax law. The so-called J5 consist of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the Dutch Fiscale Inlichtingen – en opsporingsdienst (FIOD), the UK’s HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the US-American Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI).
How the American authority, the IRS in a press release announced, we see the Formation of the J5 as a response to the Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD). The OECD had called on the States to do more for the fight against tax crime. Of the Successes, new approaches, and findings of the newly formed group in the future, can also benefit from tax authorities from other countries.
“Global criminals to put pressure on you”
“We can’t go on like this, as we have done in the past. While we shield our information from the Rest of the world, manipulate, organized Criminals and tax cheats the System and exploit its vulnerabilities. The J5 aims to put the walls down, on individual Best Practices to build and be of an operational group. So we want to put global criminals in a kind of pressure that we could not achieve alone“,
so Don away from the American tax enforcement authority of the IRS-CI.
Simon York, Director of the UK HMCR, adds:
“Tax crime and money-global and claim to be wash. Therefore, it is important that we continue to work together with international partners and threats.“
At their first Meeting, the J5 on tactics and capabilities against cyber criminals advised. A special focus lies also on those who, through their actions, tax crime possible. Data and technologies are shared and the benefits of collective facilities.