Tax fraud as a criminal offence will be discussed by experts from Austria, Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova and Russia in the Belarusian capital Minsk this week. The two-day workshop is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) in cooperation with the Department of Financial Investigations of the State Control Committee of Belarus.
The event aims to help improve Belarusian legislation concerning the activities of financial investigations bodies against tax fraud and evasion in the country. International experts will advise on how to improve the implementation of the legislation on the activities of FIBs against organised crime connected with the tax fraud. The participants will also discuss new schemes and innovative approaches such as horizontal monitoring.
TAIEX is a demand-driven tool that supports partner countries with the approximation of national laws, regulations and quality standards to those of EU Member States in the framework of Cooperation or Association agreements signed with the EU. In the Eastern Neighbourhood, TAIEX works with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. (EU Neighbourhood Info)
Information on the event
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