Closer STT and STI cooperation in cases of tax evasion and corruption offences

State Tax Inspectorate under the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance (further – STI) and Special Investigation Service (STT)  signed a co – operation agreement which lays down the procedure for taking join actions between two bodies in disclosing and investigating corruption offences in tax administration and related areas. Under the agreement, institutions will pursue further co-operation in investigating cases of illicit enrichment.

By signing the agreement both institutions agreed to provide expert opinions and evaluations, offer methodological and other type of assistance helping each other to perform their direct functions. STT and STI now will exchange information about tax administration legislation gaps enabling corruption more actively.