U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and Netherlands form international tax enforcement group

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June 28 2018

Leaders of tax enforcement authorities from five countries, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and the Netherlands, have allied to create the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (or J5 for short), to collaborate in fighting international and transnational tax crimes and money laundering.

Membership of the J5 includes the heads of tax crime and senior officials from Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS CI), Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in the U.K., the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and Australian Taxation Office (ATO), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD).