Many governments are facing historic high levels of deficit and debt. Public spending has risen and they are taking in less money as tax revenues fall. Governments are attempting to consolidate their budgets, looking for the appropriate balance between expenditure cuts and revenue increases.
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Tax competition is the strategic interaction of tax policy between sub-central governments with the objective to attract and retain mobile tax bases. This paper evaluates the main issues regarding tax compettition.
Second Plenary Meeting of the Task Force on Tax and Development,11-12 April 2011, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France.
Oslo conference on Tax and Crime, 21-23 March, launches a whole of government approach in fighting financial crime.
The 2011 OECD report, "Tackling Aggressive Tax Planning through Improved Transparency and Disclosure".
9 March 2011 - The OECD’s Committee on Fiscal Affairs has launched a new project on the administrative aspects of transfer pricing. This work is regarded as important to strike a balance between the development of sophisticated guidance for complex transactions and the cost-effective use of taxpayers’ and tax administrations’ resources for improved compliance and enforcement processes.
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This fourth edition contains a number of new sections (e.g. the administration of high net worth individuals, the impacts of global financial crisis on tax debts) and a new chapter dealing with selected aspects of human resource management in revenue bodies.
01/02/2011 - Aggressive tax planning is a major risk to the revenue base of many countries. Countries have developed a number of strategies to deal with aggressive tax planning.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Denmark.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Trinidad and Tobago.