Forum on Tax Administration


14/05/2013 - This Forum on Tax Administration comes at a critical time for national tax authorities.  Participants - heads of Tax Administrations from 45 countries and 6 International Organisations (IMF, EU, IOTA, BIAC, CIAT, WCO) - will focus on issues that are currently front page news: compliance by MNEs and international avoidance and evasion. The FTA will be publishing reports on some of these topics and a communiqué that addresses them directly*. Read the agenda.


Where: Ritz Carlton, Moscow


Sessions open to media:


  • 16 May: 9.00 – 9.25 am Opening ceremony Sergey Naryshkin, Chairman of the Russian State Duma; Mikhail Mishustin, Commissioner of the Russian Federal Tax Service; Yves Leterme, OECD Deputy Secretary-General; and Josephine Feehily, Chair of the Forum on Tax Adminstration.
  • 16 May: 13:00 - Luncheon address from President Putin via live video link
  • 17 May: 13:30 Closing news conference with FTA Chair, Josephine Feehily, Chairman, Revenue Ireland; FTA Vice Chairs (Oupa Magashula, Commissioner, South African Revenue Service and Svein Kristensen, Commissioner, Norwegian Tax Directorate; Pascal Saint-Amans Director,  OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration;  and Mikhail Mishustin, Commissioner, Russian Federal Tax Service.


Journalists can dial into the closing news conference by phoning: 007 495 660 60 71


To register for the media events, journalists should contact: Claire Gibbons (


For further information contact Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (



  • Tax Administration in advanced and emerging economies: Comparative Information Series 2013
  • Co-operative Compliance: A Framework from Enhanced Relationship to Co-operative Compliance
  • Together for better outcomes: Engaging and Involving SME Taxpayers and Stakeholders
  • Managing Service Demand: A practical guide to help revenue bodies better meet taxpayers’ service expectations


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