The taxation of greenhouse gas emissions has implications for government revenue as well as affecting how businesses use tradable permits. The OECD is examining this important issue to minimise tax distortions.
La récession entame les recettes fiscales dans la zone de l’OCDE. La charge fiscale totale dans les pays de l’OCDE, exprimée à travers le rapport entre les recettes fiscales et le produit intérieur brut (PIB), qui était restée inchangée entre 2006 et 2007, a diminué en 2008.
On 19-20 November the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) was launched by the President of Uganda.
The taxation of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) is an important topic for policy makers. The OECD has just released Tax Policy Study No. 18: “Taxation of SMEs: Key Issues and Policy Considerations”, which examines a broad range of SME tax issues.
Le Centre de politique et d'administration fiscales a le plaisir d’annoncer que Stephen Matthews a été nommé économiste fiscal principal et Chef de la division de la politique fiscale et des statistiques.
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This statement outlines OECD's response to the crisis and OECD perspectives on the Development Committee agenda. It was presented at the joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee meeting in Washington on 26 April 2009 by Mr. Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General, and Mr. Eckhard Deutscher, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).
The proportion of tax revenue raised from direct and indirect taxes has important consequences for income distribution and economic growth, as outlined in the Policy Brief – Consumption Taxes: The way of the future? The effects on growth are analysed in more detail in the papers from the European Commission (for 15 European Union countries) and Australia (for its New Tax System). The effects on income distribution are also addressed
Tax reform is an on-going process, with tax systems continuously adopting to reflect changing economic, social and political circumstances. Over the last two decades, almost all OECD countries have undertaken structural changes in their tax system which have altered the way these systems function and their economic and social impacts. In some countries – as, for instance, many of the Eastern European economies in transition - the
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Speech by Mr. Jeffrey Owens, Head of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration to the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform. This conference was held in San Francisco on 31 March 2005.