Turkmenistan Signs Model 1 IGA

Stephen Kessinger
August 7, 2017

This week, US Treasury announced  it has signed a Model 1 IGA with Turkmenistan.  Previously, Turkmenistan was considered to have an agreement “In-Substance.”  The IGA is a 1B type, meaning that the United States will not share tax information with Turkmenistan. 

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Stephen Kessinger

Stephen Kessinger is a Regulatory Counsel for Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Stephen focuses on AEOI reporting, including FATCA, CDOT and CRS. Before joining Sovos, Stephen earned his B.A. from the University of Vermont, and his J.D. from Roger Williams School of Law. He currently is a member of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Bar Associations.
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