Rfi reported on 20th August that France and Panama have signed a bilateral agreement to create a group designed to curb tax fraud.  The agreement includes creating a special group that will meet twice a year to improve the exchange of fiscal information.  While France and Panama already implement double taxation agreements, Paris is not satisfied with the information exchange.  Panama is considered a tax haven by France, and is included on its list of tax-dodging countries.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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