Multimedia - Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS)
This section contains links to videos and podcasts on the OECD/G20 BEPS project. Please click on the images to watch the videos and/or listen to the podcasts.
Tax: Developed and developing countries gather at the OECD to tackle BEPS (25-26 September 2014)
Almost 300 senior tax officials from more than 100 countries and international organisations met in Paris on 25-26 September 2014 during the 19th Annual Global Forum on Tax Treaties to discuss solutions to unintended double non-taxation caused by base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
Tax expert lobbies G20 to close down havens (14 November 2014)
Pascal Saint-Amans is the director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD. He's in Australia for the G20 conference, which will discuss his suggestions for addressing the problem. He says companies should pay tax in the countries where they generate their income.
G20 eyes tax crackdown (14 November 2014)
G20 leaders are meeting in Brisbane, Australia over the next two days to tackle some of the big issues facing the world’s largest economies. Euronews’ Efi Koutsokosta spoke with Pascal Saint-Amans, the OECD’s director of tax, who is at the summit on Australia’s east coast.
Pascal Saint-Amans speaks at PwC Australia (26 October 2014)
On September 22, 2014, the OECD's Tax Director, Pascal Saint-Amans, addressed PwC Australia at the event 'BEPS: Global alignment versus National Interest?'. This video provides a short highlights package of his speech.
Fighting tax avoidance by multinationals (16 September 2014)
Globalisation has offered multinational enterprises ever-increasing opportunities to reduce their taxes, often by moving profits to offshore financial centres. The OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project aims to provide governments the building blocks for a clear international solution to corporate tax planning strategies that exploit loopholes in the current legal framework.
OECD tax chief talks global tax rules (2 June 2014)
OECD Director Pascal Saint-Amans sits down with POLITICO's Rachael Bade for a discussion on global tax rules.
An interview with Pascal Saint-Amans (27 February 2014)
PwC's Richard Collier interviews Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and they discuss the OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project.
OECD engages with developing countries on BEPS (27 September 2013)
Over 300 senior tax officials and international organisations met in Paris during the 18th Annual Tax Treaty Meeting to discuss solutions to unintended double non-taxation caused by base erosion and profit shifting.
How should multinationals be taxed? (20 August 2013)
Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, speaks about how countries are coming together in an effort to create a "fairer tax system" - one that doesn't allow billions to slip through the net into tax havens.
Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (August 2013)
Interview with Pascal Saint-Amans and BMR Chairman Mukesh Butani on BEPS at the IFA Copenhagen Congress.