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This report describes the functions of point of sales systems and the specific areas of risk to tax administrations. It sets out in detail the electronic sales suppression techniques that have been uncovered and shows how such methods can be detected by tax auditors and investigators.
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Money Laundering Awareness Handbook for Tax Examiners and Tax Auditors - Portuguese version
Financial crimes, including corruption, tax fraud and money laundering, are a threat to all countries, both developing and developed. The sums are vast. Estimates have put total proceeds from all illicit activities at 3.6% of global GDP.
International co-operation is essential in the fight against financial crimes. This report aims at improving the understanding and use of international co-operation mechanisms. After describing the different agencies involved in the fight against financial crimes, the report provides an overview of the international instruments available and summarises current initiatives to improve inter-agency co-operation. The core of the report is
Economic crime today is increasingly complex in nature and international in scope. To combat this threat effectively and bring justice to the victims of fraud and corruption, countries need to work in partnership with their counterparts on the world stage, as well as co-ordinate their activities with agencies closer to home. The purpose of this report is to give board-level readers in the UK and international businesses informed
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An updated summary of the tax treatment of bribes by Parties to the Convention and Observer Countries. It includes new information concerning Australia and Mexico.
Oslo conference on Tax and Crime, 21-23 March, launches a whole of government approach in fighting financial crime.
- OECD Tax and Crime conference, Oslo, 21-23 March 2011
- Opening remarks by Mr. Richard Bouche, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD, Tax & Crime Conference, 21-23 March 2011
- Opening remarks by Mr. Sigbjørn Johnsen, Minister of Finance, Norway, Tax & Crime Conference, 21-23 March 2011
- The launch of the Oslo dialogue
Transnational bribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has increased significantly since the last OECD evaluation of the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by the United States, according to a new OECD report.
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The OECD Council adopted on 14 October 2010 a new Recommendation to strengthen the role of tax authorities in the combat against bribery that succeeds to the 2009 Recommendation.