Real-time data exchange between Finnish and Estonian tax authorities

<1> <2> <3> <4> <5> <6> The Finnish and Estonian tax authorities have started real-time data exchange. <7> <8> According to the Finnish Tax Service, this is the first time in the world that information is exchanged between national tax authorities in real time. <9> <10> Previously, data were provided by officials upon request after filling out applications. <11> <12> Instant exchange of information should facilitate, for example, the investigation of tax crimes of people crossing the Finnish-Estonian border. <13>