Dubrovnik, 19 June 2009
Building on the process of addressing Overview of tax policy and the Investment Reform Index along the lines of the The Investment Reform Index was the focal point of the second meeting of the working group on tax policy analysis of the OECD Investment Compact for South East Europe.
Involving high-level officials and policy experts from South East Europe and the OECD, discussions centered around the progress in SEE countries in implementing various tax models to analyse the effects of income tax reforms.
Highlights from this meeting included:
Participants from the European Commission, Canada and Greece joined the discussions and shared information on their use of these models, with the OECD Secretariat also presenting additional materials and information on policy applications.
Participants gathered in Dubrovnik, Croatia, for the second meeting of the South East Europe Working Group on Tax Policy Analysis on 16-19 June 2009, with special focus on assessing tax measures in response to the crisis, and examining the tax component of the Investment Reform Index.
I. Tax implications of the global financial and economic crisis
II. Investment Reform Index (IRI) initiative
III. Taxing Wages framework
IV. Marginal Effective Tax Rate (METR) framework
V. CIT Micro-Simulation Modelling and database construction
VI. Roundtable discussion on tax implications of the crisis
VII. CIT cample file and applications, estimations of revenue impact of CIT reforms