51 countries agree to automatic exchange of tax information

30 October 2014

The UK and 50 other countries and jurisdictions from across the globe have signed a new agreement to share information to help stamp out tax evasion.

The Government announcement confirms that under the agreement, unprecedented levels of information, including account balances, interest payments and beneficial ownership, will be shared with the UK from countries across the world in an international clampdown on tax evasion.

The OECD report gives fuller details of the countries involved and the commitments that they have entered into.