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UK welcomes Jersey tax information exchange agreement

The Government has welcomed Jersey’s signing of its fourteenth tax information exchange agreement.

It says it strengthens the island’s reputation as a jurisdiction committed to good governance in tax matters.

Jersey has signed agreements with Australia, Denmark, Faroe Isles, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK and the United States.

Treasury Financial Secretary Stephen Timms says: “I warmly welcome Jersey’s continuing progress in concluding tax information exchange agreements. Jersey’s firm commitment to transparency and exchange of information in tax matters is very encouraging, and I call on others to follow their example”.

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