• Categories
  • Archives

Brazil Heads CIAT, World Body Reuniting Tax Offices from Americas and EU

The Secretary of Brazil’s Federal Revenue and Customs Secretariat, Jorge Rachid, starting Wednesday, April 5, will head the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT).

Based in Panama City, the CIAT is an international organization  which is formed by the tax offices of 36 countries from American, Caribbean and European countries. Among the participants are the United States, Canada, Mexico, Spain, France, Holland, Argentina, and Brazil.

According to the Secretariat’s Press Service, approximately 300 representatives of CIAT member countries will gather next week, April 3-6, in the city of Florianópolis, capital of the Brazilian southern state of Santa Catarina, for the 40th CIAT General Assembly.

Organized by the Brazilian Federal Revenue and Customs Secretariat and the State Secretariat of Finance, the event has the objective to discuss efficient measures to improve management of the world’s institutions of tax collection. The event main theme is "Potential collection as a goal of tax administration."

According to the meeting organizers, some international organisms, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) may send observers, as done in previous assemblies.

ABr

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ads

You May Also Like

On the Edge

If there is an ultimate frontier that would be Roraima, the land of the ...

Back in Africa

Closing my eyes I let the sounds and smells drift over me. The colorful ...

Another Brazilian Dies from Yellow Fever and Foreigners Are Told to Get Vaccine

Foreign travelers to Brazil who intend to visit rural and forested areas are being ...

Air France Jet Didn’t Explode, Says Brazil

Spread over more than 90 km (56 miles) of ocean debris from the crashed ...

After Easter Traffic Jams Brazilians Get in Line for Flu Vaccine

In Brazil, for most people, Easter is Holy Week, meaning at least a four-day ...

Mulata Azul (Blue Mulatto Lady) by Di Cavalcanti painted in the 1940s

Brazil’s Own One Drop Rule

Since I first began my travels to Brazil in September of 2000, my views ...

Lula Has a Word to Describe Brazil 2010: Extraordinary

Talking about the measures announced last week by his government's economic team, Brazilian president ...

Separatism Won’t Be Tolerated in Bolivia, Warn Brazil and Argentina

The Brazilian and Argentinean governments reaffirmed their full support to Bolivia's president Evo Morales ...

Record Crop to Boost Brazil’s Sugar Exports by 17%

The record sugarcane crop that Brazil should pick this year opens perspectives for greater ...

Brazil Auto Parts Sector Forecasting US$ 10 Billion in Exports This Year

Brazilian participation in Automechanika Middle East, the auto sector fair that took place in ...