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Dominican Republic: Enhanced focus to address tax evasion, tax havens

Dominican Republic: Focus to address tax evasion

Following the release of the “Panama papers,” authorities in the Dominican Republic have turned their attention to address tax evasion as identified in the documents.


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The Attorney General stated that a criminal investigation has been initiated, to identify offenders within the leaked documents. The tax authorities also have indicated that steps are being considered and taken to uncover the structure of “shell companies” as revealed in the Panama papers. In sum, these actions indicate a focus on developing an anti-tax haven policy.


Read a July 2016 report (English) [PDF 334 KB] or (Spanish) [PDF 193 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Dominican Republic

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