On 16 and 17 March 2015, the OECD hosts the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Global Forum on Transfer Pricing in Paris. This meeting is part of a series of Global Forum Meetings dedicated to the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS). The 4th Annual Meeting of the Global Forum on Transfer Pricing will focus on the BEPS work already undertaken and the deliverables to be finalised in 2015 relating to transfer pricing.
This paper provides an update of the indicators that measure the tax autonomy of sub-central governments in OECD countries. Over the last decade, tax autonomy at the state level increased, while it hardly changed at the local level. The OECD now has tax autonomy indicators for the years 1995, 2002, 2005, 2008 and 2011.
The Slovak Republic was among the fastest growing OECD economies in the last decade. It is broadly recognised that the 2004 tax reform contributed to this success. Ten years after this fundamental reform, however, the time has come to re-evaluate some of the key characteristics of the Slovak tax system.
The Revenue Statistics in Latin America publication is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the Inter American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Development bank (IDB). It compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for a number of Latin American and Caribbean economies, the
Following the release of the Strategy for Deepening Developing Country Engagement in the BEPS Project in November 2014, the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Network on BEPS held its meeting on 26 - 27 February 2015 in Lima.
The aim of the Revenue Statistics in Africa project is to enhance the comparability, quality and accessibility of data on a voluntary basis, using a time-tested methodology and process.
On 18 December 2014, the OECD invited comments from interested parties on discussion drafts of two new elements of the OECD International VAT/GST Guidelines. These discussion drafts related to (i) the place of taxation of business-to-consumer supplies of services and intangibles (B2C Guidelines) and (ii) provisions to support the application of the Guidelines in practice (Supporting provisions)
Following the release of the Strategy for Deepening Developing Country Engagement in the BEPS Project in November 2014, the Asia-Pacific Regional Network on BEPS held its meeting on 12 - 13 February 2015 in Seoul.
On 18 December 2014, interested parties were invited to comment on the discussion draft on Action 4 (Interest Deductions and other Financial Payments) of the BEPS Action Plan. The OECD is grateful to the commentators for their input and now publishes the comments received.
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This report consists of two parts. Part I is a report by the OECD Secretary-General regarding (A) the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project; (B) Tax transparency through information exchange; and (C) Tax and Development. Part II is a Progress Report to the G20 by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.