OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, congratulated Japanese Prime Minister Abe on his announcement today that Japan will raise its consumption tax as legislated from the current 5% to 8% next April.
Over 300 senior tax officials from more than 100 jurisdictions and international organisations met in Paris on 26-27 September 2013 during the 18th Annual Tax Treaty Meeting to discuss solutions to unintended double non-taxation caused by base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
Le 30 avril 2013, l’OCDE a invité les parties intéressées à commenter le projet de manuel sur l’évaluation des risques liés aux prix de transfert rédigé par le Comité directeur du Forum mondial de l’OCDE sur les prix de transfert.
Vast amounts of money are kept off-shore and go untaxed. The more we do to combat tax fraud and evasion, the more resources we will have to finance growth-enhancing public investment, restore the health of public finances, and put the euro area economy back on a sustained and long-term recovery, said OECD Secretary-General.
"Tax Policy Landscape Five Years after the Crisis" discusses how tax policies have responded to fiscal and macroeconomic developments over the past five years and these longer-term structural economic developments on. "Tax Reform in the People's Republic of China" compares the tax system in China with the tax system in OECD countries and the tax reforms China and OECD countries have implemented in the past.
The OECD and the G20 have a mutually beneficial relationship in the area of taxation. While the G20 has incentivised changes in OECD standards and initiatives, the OECD has in turn helped push forward cutting-edge issues on the G20 tax agenda.
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OECD Secretary-General Gurría today presented to G20 Leaders ground-breaking proposals to tackle tax evasion and avoidance by both companies and individuals. The proposals establish automatic exchange of information for tax purposes as the new international standard for tax co-operation and set out the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), which was first presented to G20 Finance Ministers in Moscow in July 2013.
Building an international tax system that is transparent, efficient and fair, will serve our economies, our governments and our citizens, said OECD Secretary-General at the G20 summit in St. Petersburg.
Today’s signing is both timely and important as the G20 has endorsed automatic exchange of information as the new global standard. This Convention provides the ideal instrument to swiftly implement automatic exchange, and to do so with a wide range of partners. This also represents another significant step in the strengthening of collaboration between China and the OECD, said Angel Gurría.
La Chine vient de signer la Convention multilatérale concernant l'assistance administrative mutuelle en matière fiscale lors d'une cérémonie qui s'est tenue aujourd'hui à l'OCDE. Tous les pays du G20 ont à présent pleinement tenu l'engagement qu'ils avaient pris lors du Sommet du G20 de Cannes de signer la convention et de se diriger vers l’échange automatique de renseignements comme nouvelle norme internationale.