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Heinz Jirousek

Born in Vienna in 1949, he completed his studies in law in 1972. In that year, he also entered the Austrian financial administration, joining the International Tax Law Division of the Federal Ministry of Finance in 1975 and becoming head of this division in 2007. As head of the Austrian delegation, he has negotiated many double taxation conventions and is a leading figure in the organization of international administrative assistance and exchange of information procedures. He also represents the Ministry in international organizations and acted as vice-chair of former Working Party 8 of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs for many years. In addition, for many years he has been a lecturer at the Tax Academy of the Financial Administration. In 2011, he became honorary professor. He has written numerous publications on international tax law.

Tax Treaty Negotiation

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