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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Lithuania did not change between 2016 and 2017. The tax-to-GDP ratio remained at 29.8%. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2%.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Canada decreased by 0.5 percentage points, from 32.7% in 2016 to 32.2% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
Le Qatar a signé aujourd'hui la Convention multilatérale pour la mise en œuvre des mesures relatives aux conventions fiscales pour prévenir l'érosion de la base d'imposition et le transfert de bénéfices (la Convention) devenant ainsi la 85e juridiction à adhérer à la Convention, qui couvre désormais presque 1 500 conventions fiscales bilatérales.
International cooperation and collective action are critical to tackling the world’s major challenges, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following the G20 Leaders’ Summit held in Buenos Aires amid heightened trade tensions but at which important advances were made on a number of priorities of Argentina’s presidency.
Over the last ten years, the G20 has worked jointly to overcome the legacies of the global economic crisis. Levelling the playing field and addressing the shortcomings in the international economic system have been crucial in our efforts to foster strong, sustainable and inclusive growth.
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This report contains two parts. Part I reports on the activities and achievements in the OECD’s international tax agenda. Part II reports on the activities and achievements of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
Governments worldwide increasingly rely on tax incentives in addition to direct support measures (e.g. grants) to promote R&D in firms and encourage innovation and economic growth. The OECD has developed experimental methodologies and a detailed database on R&D tax incentives with the latest indicators on the cost and information on the design and scope of R&D tax incentives.
The Convention will enter into force for Jamaica on 1 March 2019 and will generally apply from 1 January 2020, although it may apply for earlier periods between signatories if agreed to and applies in relation to any period regarding criminal matters.