Russia-Switzerland treaty to crack down on tax evaders

Russia-Switzerland treaty to crack down on tax evaders


 

On 21 September, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said his country is planning a financial information exchange treaty with Switzerland to help track down tax evaders. 

The agreement, to be signed in coming days, will give investigators access to private Swiss bank accounts owned by individuals suspected of evading Russian taxes or of money laundering, RIA Novosti quoted Kudrin as saying. "We will get the information on request," Kudrin said. Tax evasion is...


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