The OECD has today launched a new survey into the VAT “lost” by businesses due to the difficulties of recovering tax incurred in countries other than their own.
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The OECD Council adopted on 25 May 2009 a new Recommendation to strengthen the role of tax authorities in the combat against bribery that succeeds to the 1996 Recommendation.
Luxembourg has today signed a protocol to its double taxation convention with Denmark. The protocol, which allows exchange of bank information for tax purposes, brings the convention up to the OECD standard.
The fifth meeting of the OECD’s Forum on Tax Administration was held in Paris on 28-29 May 2009. The discussions focused on the challenges and opportunities currently facing revenue bodies and taxpayers around the world as a result of the first truly global financial and economic crisis. Working alongside senior business leaders, the heads of revenue bodies from FTA participating countries came together to share experiences and
With governments facing soaring budget deficits as they seek to combat the global economic slump, tax authorities from around the world have agreed on a new cooperation plan.
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Andorra's Declaration - the commitment
In the light of recent political commitments made by Andorra, Liechtenstein and Monaco to implement the OECD standards of transparency and effective exchange of information and the timetable set for the implementation, the OECD’s Committee on Fiscal Affairs has decided to remove all three jurisdictions from its List of Uncooperative Tax Havens.
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Liechtenstein's Declaration - the commitment
Luxembourg has signed an agreement for the exchange of bank information on request in all tax matters with the U.S., marking a major step forward in international efforts to counter tax evasion.
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Agreement between the British Virgin Islands and Iceland for the exchange of information relating to tax matters