Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Home Page


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The Global Forum has been the multilateral framework within which work in the area transparency and exchange of information has been carried out by both OECD and non-OECD economies since 2000.

This website is a key resource for those interested in following the developments in the implementation of the internationally agreed tax standard. As the Global Forum moves forward with its work, information on the outcome of the peer reviews will be made available as well as updates on the monitoring process and news about the 2010 Global Forum Assessment.

>> Read the statement of outcomes from the October 2011 Global Forum meeting in Paris

>> Read the statement of outcomes from the June 2011 Global Forum meeting in Bermuda

>> Read the statement of outcomes from the 2010 Global Forum meeting in Singapore

>> Read the summary of outcomes from the 2009 Global Forum meeting in Mexico

>> Read this overview of our work  on tax evasion


The Global Forum includes 111 members

 20 June 2012: Tax co-operation boosted as Global Forum publishes new reports. Read the news release


Global Forum Assessors Training Seminar - September 2012

5th Assessor Training Seminar

24-26 September 2012

Paris, France

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Implementing the Tax Transparency Standards:

A Handbook for Assessors and Jurisdictions


>>19 July 2012: Global Forum and UAE enhance co-operation to improve tax transparency in the MENA region

>> 20 June 2012: Global Forum and OECD report steady progress in international tax co-operation - Steady progress is being made towards tackling tax evasion more effectively, according to reports presented to G20 leaders at their summit in Los Cabos, Mexico


 >> 17 April 2012: The Global Forum welcomes Tunisia as new member


 >> 5 April 2012: Pressure to end tax evasion keeps growing as the Global Forum publishes another set of peer reviews (Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Korea, Malta, Mexico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Slovak Republic). Read the news release

>> 15 March 2012: Job vacancy in the Global Forum Secretariat - Senior Tax Analyst


>> 01 March 2012: New head of the Global Forum Secretariat is appointed


>> 31 January 2012: The Global Forum welcomes Latvia as new member


>> 20 January 2012: 1st Meeting of International Organisations and Development Agencies regarding the Global Forum’s Technical Assistance Coordination Platform. Read the news release.

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 >>  Watch more videos on tax evasion  

>>  More to read: Key OECD statements, speeches and articles


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