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Stories that are tagged 'Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'

Lebanon Joins OECD's Multilateral Tax Pact

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lebanon became the 111th jurisdiction to sign the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters on May 12, 2017. Read Full Story


OECD Seeks To Prevent Common Reporting Standard Avoidance

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The OECD has launched a disclosure facility allowing the reporting of potential schemes to circumvent the Common Reporting Standard, the new international standard for the automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters. Read Full Story


OECD Issues Progress Update On CbC Reporting Implementation

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, May 4, 2017

On May 4, 2017, the OECD released a full list of automatic exchange relationships among jurisdictions under the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on the exchange of country-by-country reports. Read Full Story


Countries Looking To Tax Incentives To Stay Competitive: Survey

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Governments are expanding their use of tax incentives to maintain their country's international appeal to businesses, alongside the adoption of anti-base erosion and profit shifting measures, according to a survey from EY. Read Full Story


Registration Open For OECD International Tax Conference

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Registration is open for the 2017 OECD International Tax Conference, which will discuss new and ongoing initiatives from the OECD in the area of international tax law. Read Full Story


In The US, OECD's Gurria Warns Against Trade Protectionism

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, May 1, 2017

Governments should avoid protectionist trade policies and embrace free trade, to support small- and medium-sized businesses, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria has said. Read Full Story


UAE Signs Up To Tax Information Exchange Standard

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The United Arab Emirates has signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, joining 108 other jurisdictions. Read Full Story


UN Updates Transfer Pricing Practice Manual

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters has released, in digital format, the second edition of the UN Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing Countries. Read Full Story


BEPS Inclusive Framework Meeting Held In Georgia

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 17, 2017

50 delegates from 14 countries gathered in Georgia on April 7, 2017, to participate in the second regional meeting for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region under the OECD's new inclusive base erosion and profit shifting project framework. Read Full Story


Slovenia Urged To Lower Labor Tax Burden

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Slovenia should eliminate preferential tax treatment for pension income and enhance capital gains tax collections from high net-worth individuals, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story




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