March 1993: ITIC’s Inception in Russia and Kazakhstan
Stanford economist Charles McLure (right) joined Dan Witt (center) and Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Gorbachev (left) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding in Moscow in March 1993 leading to the creation of the International Tax and Investment Center. Professor McClure’s expertise provided critical input that helped establish ITIC’s triangular dialogue among taxpayers, tax authorities and independent experts.
The original MoU signed in Moscow 25 years ago can be viewed here.
Kazakhstan’s Minister of Finance Yerkeshbay Derbisov and Dan Witt sign an agreement to launch ITIC in March 1993, while State Revenue Administration Director General Marat Ospanov looks on.
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