Study Group on Asia-Pacific Tax Administration and Research


Mission & objectives

SGATAR recently adopted an official mission and set of objectives to provide greater strategic direction to the association.



“To provide a platform to enhance the performance of tax administrations in the Asia-Pacific region by promoting collaboration and communication among member tax administrations.”


  • Enhance capacity building for members through the sharing of best practices and strengthening training programs.
  • Promote bilateral and/or multilateral cooperation in taxpayer compliance and other special projects.
  • Undertake research and keep abreast of international and regional developments in tax law and administration.
  • Relay our members’ views to international forums