United States and Uzbekistan Sign Inter-Governmental Agreement on FATCA

On April 3, Ambassador Pamela Spratlen and Chairman of the State Tax Committee of Uzbekistan, Botir Parpiyev, signed the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) to improve International Tax Compliance with respect to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

Uzbekistan is the first country in Central Asia to sign an IGA on FATCA with the United States.  The IGA will ensure compliance with U.S. tax laws for U.S. citizens working in Uzbekistan.