Regional Seminar on Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

Event | 10 - 12 September 2013 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines


This regional seminar aims to enhance the capacity of tax officials to tackle international tax evasion cases through international co-operation among tax authorities.


At the end of the regional seminar, participants will have:

  • familiarized themselves with the frameworks of international exchange of information among tax authorities;
  • understand how the effective use of exchange-of-information tools assists audit on international tax evasion cases;
  • understand actual exchange-of-information procedure through case studies

Target participants

Participation is by invitation only.

A 5-member team from local government units composed of any of the following:

  • member of the legislative body;
  • local administrator;
  • local planner;
  • local budget officer;
  • local expert on the problem being tackled (i.e. agriculturist, health officer, population officer, etc.);
  • NGO/civil society representatives