Remarks made by Commissioner Douglas H. Shulman, US Internal Revenue Service on 8 June 2010 at the OECD/BIAC meeting.
Angel Gurría reported to G20 on progress towards greater transparency and international cooperation in tax matters. Read the latest Progress Report listing where jurisdictions stand in implementing the international tax standard.
Switzerland has signed a protocol to its tax treaty with the United States that incorporates the internationally agreed tax information standard. This is the 11th agreement for the exchange of information in tax matters signed by Switzerland that meets the OECD standard. The agreement with the United States continues the trend of agreements signed by Switzerland with its major economic partners. Of its 11 agreements, 10 are with OECD
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Agreement between US and Monaco for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Large business taxpayers have different characteristics and tax compliance behaviour and, therefore, present different risks to the revenue. To manage risks effectively, the revenue body needs to develop and implement strategies (e.g. law clarification, taxpayer education, improved service, more targeted audits) that are appropriate to the unique characteristics and compliance issues presented by large business. Recognizing that
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Gibraltar signs tax information exchange agreement with USA
In spite of improvements, on various measures of health outcomes the United States appears to rank relatively poorly among OECD countries. Health expenditures, in contrast, are significantly higher than in any other OECD country.
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AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND GUERNSEY FOR THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO TAX MATTERS
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AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND LIECHTENSTEIN ON TAX
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Household level evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom on the effectiveness of tax favours in boosting retirement saving. OECD Economic Studies No. 39.