Turks & Caicos News
Turks And Caicos Relaxes Immigration Rules /5/2010/18
The Turks and Caicos Islands government has announced that it has relaxed
immigration rules on short-term visitors to the island.
Caribbean Explores Fiscal Cooperation /3/2010/9
Ahead of the World Bank meeting, to be held on March 11-12, where CARICOM Finance
Ministers will meet to discuss challenges that the region faces, CARICOM Secretary
General, Edwin Carrington said it was vital for Caribbean economies to increase economic cooperation and remove fiscal barriers, for the prosperity of the region going forward.
OECD Reports On Its Progress With International Tax Standards /1/2010/20
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the focus of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information is now shifting – from commitments and agreements to achieving an effective implementation of the standards.
Turk And Caicos Islands Removed From 'Grey' List /12/2009/29
The Turks and Caicos Islands have been placed on the OECD
‘white list’ of compliant territories, having signed 12 agreements on tax
information exchange, thereby substantially implementing the internationally agreed
standard on transparency and information exchange.
Crown Dependencies Welcome Foot Report Findings /11/2009/2
The British Crown Dependencies have welcomed the findings of the UK government's review
of the dependencies, published on October 29, which recognizes their economic benefit to the United Kingdom, and efforts to achieve compliance with international
UK Signs TIEA With Turks And Caicos /7/2009/28
A Tax Information Exchange Arrangement between the United Kingdom and the Turks and Caicos Islands was signed in London on July 22, 2009 - the first of three such agreements signed by the Caribbean jurisdiction's government that day.
The Netherlands Signs TIEAs With Anguilla And Turks /7/2009/27
Dutch Secretary of State Jan Kees De Jager (pictured) has welcomed agreements for the exchange of tax information between the Netherlands two Caribbean territories, signed on July 22.
Ireland Signs TIEAs With Anguilla, Turk And Caicos Islands /7/2009/24
Ambassador of Ireland to the United Kingdom, Bobby McDonagh, signed Tax Information
Exchange Agreements with Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos Islands on behalf
of Ireland, in London on July 22, 2009.
E-Commerce Solutions Continue To Flourish In Caribbean /7/2009/23
First Atlantic Commerce, a leading international multi-currency payment and risk
management solutions provider, and Scotiabank, an international bank based in
Canada and the leading bank in the Caribbean, have joined together to offer 3-D
Secure services to online merchants in seven countries across the English-speaking Caribbean.
World Bank Study Provides Overview Of Caribbean Global Trade Integration /4/2009/14
The acceleration of trade integration in the Caribbean is essential to boost
the region’s growth, create jobs, and reduce poverty, says a new World
Bank study. The report argues that despite their small size, economies in the
Caribbean must strive to become more competitive to fully reap the benefits
of global trade integration.