Our Mission

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To be a forum where the tax administration and policy issues most relevant to Pacific Island countries can be discussed and where experiences can be shared.
2
Promote closer cooperation and coordination of information sharing in tax administration and policy formulation in pacific countries.
3
Help promote international standards and best tax administration practices, suitable to the characteristics of the Pacific Island countries.
4
Encourage taxation institutions to design and adopt strategies to modernize and enhance their effectiveness and efficiency.
5
Enhance administrative skills and encourage the development of high professional standards by facilitating training and the dissemination of resource materials.
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Testimonials

“The content itself was highly beneficial, relevant and eye opening to my work and interests. It was good to be made aware of the global issues surrounding ecommerce and its effects on VAT. The discussions on this topic and the effects e-commerce has on VAT in developed countries was an eye opener and something we as a small country can learn from and prepare for as we move into becoming a developed nation.”

Ms. Tepu Kea
Team Leader- Inland Revenue - Revenue Management Division COOK ISLANDS

“The webinar provided me an opportunity to learn more about GST on e-commerce. The country experiences which were shared provide me with insight as to how my country can go about implementing GST on e-commerce. Also, I now know that I can request technical assistance from PITAA, ADB, OECD and the other countries within the Pacific region regarding this agenda.”

Mrs. Vanessa Mamu
Principal Lawyer (Advising) - Legal Services Internal Revenue Commission PAPUA NEW GUINEA

“It was an incredibly insightful experience.”

Mr. Tearii Maurangi
Design and Monitoring Manager Ministry of Finance and Economic Management – Cook Islands

“My experience has been positive and engaging.”

Mr. Salvin Singh
Principal Intelligence Analyst Revenue and Customs Service – Fiji

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