The background to the requests for information is that there are international agreements to check whether customers may be subject to taxation in other participating countries. These came into force on 1 January 2016 and on 1 July 2014. Further information is available on the UK Government website: www.gov.uk/guidance/automatic-exchange-of-information-introduction.
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