Ten further foreign jurisdictions were included by the United States Treasury in its latest monthly list, issued on July 1, 2014, as having reached agreements in substance on June 30, 2014, on the terms of intergovernmental agreements under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.Read Full Story
Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has told Caribbean states that they can make their territories more competitive by working together on tax policy and by making tax incentives more transparent. Read Full Story
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has accused international donors of failing to do enough to help "fragile" states increase their domestic revenue. Read Full Story
The Change Facilitation Team based at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has expressed satisfaction at the response by participants at the Guyana national consultations on a Five-year Strategic Plan for the trade bloc.Read Full Story
On May 28, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Vice President Joe Biden and Haitian President Michel Martelly signed a trade and investment framework agreement, which will provide for a forum to discuss specific trade issues between the United States and the Caribbean Community.Read Full Story
True to their word, nations of the Caribbean Community rallied behind Antigua and Barbuda, at the recent meeting with the World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body, in support of the territory's calls for the United States to cooperatively agree a meaningful compensation package for Antigua and Barbuda in relation to a WTO ruling against US legislation prohibiting the provision of overseas online gambling services.Read Full Story
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