BVI's tax authority understaffed after recruitment failure

Pedro Gonçalves
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The British Virgin Island's International Tax Authority has not been able to recruit people to its ranks, despite receiving over 600 tax information requests per year. ITA has only been able to fill 13 of the 35 positions it announced as vacant last year, according to its director Latoya James. Since 2010, requests for tax information have skyrocketed and led to the agency being understaffed and outgrowing its space. Due in part to new tax information exchange agreements and the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, an international treaty that came into force...

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