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  • 7-March-2018

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    Egypt and OECD launch EU-funded programme to enhance domestic resource mobilisation

    During a meeting on International Tax Reform, the Ministry of Finance and the OECD launched a programme on "Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation in Egypt through a better tax and exchange of information system". The project, financed by the EU, provides EUR 1.2 million in funding over two and a half years, and will assist Egypt in the implementation of the new international standards to tackle tax avoidance and tax evasion.

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  • 6-March-2018

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    Anguilla joins the Inclusive Framework on BEPS

    The Inclusive Framework welcomes Anguilla, bringing to 113 the total number of countries and jurisdictions participating on an equal footing in the Project.

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  • 28-February-2018

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    Launch of the Transfer Pricing Work Programme

    It is my great pleasure to be here to launch the joint work programme with Brazil on transfer pricing, one of the core aspects of international tax policy.

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  • 28-February-2018

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    OECD and Brazil launch project to examine differences in cross-border tax rules

    The OECD and Brazil today launched a joint project to examine the similarities and gaps between the Brazilian and OECD approaches to valuing cross-border transactions between associated firms for tax purposes. The project will also assess the potential for Brazil to move closer to the OECD’s transfer pricing rules, which are a critical benchmark for OECD member countries and followed by countries around the world.

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  • 22-February-2018

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    Loss Carryover Provisions: Measuring Effects on Tax Symmetry and Automatic Stabilisation

    This paper presents data on carryover provisions in 34 countries and compares their effects on the basis of two comparable indices. Empirical results show that in most countries corporate tax is not perfectly symmetric, suggesting the existence of tax-induced distortions towards less risky investments.

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  • 19-February-2018

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    Serbia joins the Inclusive Framework on BEPS

    The Inclusive Framework welcomes Serbia, bringing to 112 the total number of countries and jurisdictions participating on an equal footing in the Project.

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  • 19-February-2018

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  • 15-February-2018

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    Statutory tax rates on dividends, interest and capital gains: The debt equity bias at the personal level

    This paper presents statutory tax rates on several forms of capital income, including dividends, interest on bonds and bank accounts, and capital gains on shares and real property, including integration between the corporate and personal levels. It updates the rates from an earlier tax working paper and extends the analysis to consider the debt-equity bias of the tax system when the personal level of taxation is considered.

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  • 14-February-2018

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    Countries must strengthen tax systems to meet Sustainable Development Goals

    Major international organizations -including the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group- today called on governments from around the world to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of their tax systems to generate the domestic resources needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and promote inclusive economic growth.

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