ASSISTANCE REQUEST FORM


By submitting this form online to the TIWB Secretariat, your tax administration or competent authority initiates its request for a programme under the TIWB initiative. Upon completion, you will receive a PDF copy of this TIWB Assistance Request Form from the Secretariat. This form must be signed by the Head of your tax administration or competent authority and returned to the TIWB Secretariat via the TIWB Portal online.

If you do not know the programme number of your current TIWB programme, please contact the Secretariat for assistance. If your tax administration does not currently have an ongoing TIWB programme, you cannot request an Industry Expert. Industry Expertise programmes may only run simultaneously with and as a complement to ongoing TIWB programmes.

ABOUT THE HOST ADMINISTRATION

A Host Administration may be any department of government tasked with the collecting of tax revenues, undertaking tax crime investigations to resolve complex cases of tax evasion, exchanging information on financial accounts of non-residents on an automatic basis under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), and/or drafting commercial contracts, settlements or arbitration.

AREA(S) WHERE EXPERT ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED

Type(s) of taxes for which assistance is required:
Type(s) of tax crime investigations where TIWB assistance is required:
Type(s) of cases for which assistance is required:
Please describe in detail the specific type of assistance required:
Type(s) of taxpayers to be investigated:
Other agencies involved in criminal tax investigations:
Specific tax audit issues to be considered:

What type of APA does your tax administration require assistance with?

Type(s) of taxpayers to be audited:
Type(s) of audits for which assistance is required:

Industry or sector-specific commercial activities to be audited:

Industry or sector for which assistance is required:
Describe the reasons why sector support is required:
Is your administration already automatically exchanging information?

Since when has your administration been exchanging information automatically?

When does your administration expect to start exchanging information automatically?

Area of automatically exchanged information where TIWB assistance is required:
Please describe in detail the specific type of AEOI assistance required:
In which type of audit does your administration wish to engage in?
With which jurisdiction is your administration seeking to conduct a joint/simultaneous audit?
Area(s) of audit where assistance is required:
Please describe in detail the specific type of assistance required:
Please select the industry/sector in which the audited taxpayer operates:
Does your jurisdiction have a legal basis in place for joint or simultaneous audit?

If yes, which one?

Area of natural resource taxation where TIWB assistance is required:
Please describe in detail the specific type of natural resource taxation assistance required:

ROLE AND POSITION OF THE EXPERT

I hereby certify that the TIWB expert will be considered a Special Advisor to the Host Administration (and any other agencies involved).

Are there any restrictions (legal or other) that may prohibit or limit a foreign national from working with or for the Host Administration?

Are there any restrictions (legal or other) that may prohibit or limit a foreign national from working with the Host Administration?

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE HOST ADMINISTRATION

Does the Host Administration currently work with other foreign tax administrations, officials, donors or other parties on tax audit or audit-related matters?

Does the Host Administration require assistance to meet the TIWB programme costs?

In accepting a foreign TIWB expert, how will the Host Administration ensure taxpayer confidentiality?

Please indicate how conflicts of interest will be managed with regards to the foreign expert(s) working on the TIWB programme:

EMPLOYMENT TERMS AND PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Proposed duration of the TIWB programme
Proposed duration of the TIWB industry expert programme

OTHER INFORMATION