"Tunisia should get out of the gray list of tax havens, established by the European Union, in February or at the latest in March 2019". This is in any case what the adviser to the head of government, Fayçal Derbel, who spoke during a press conference held in La Kasbah, January 28, on the monitoring of the implementation of the work plan. Financial Action Task Force ( FATF ).
According to him, Tunisia has respected the established program, in particular the approximation of the tax systems of offshore and onshore companies and the reform of the export system, which was the subject of a dispute between Tunisia and the Cooperation Organization. and Economic Development (OECD).
"We also mentioned an improvement in the lifting of solicitor-client privilege," he said, recalling that a new version of this bill will be presented to the PRA, following the rejection of article 36 of the 2019 Budget Law by the Provisional Body for the Control of the Constitutionality of Bills.