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This paper analyses trends and driving forces in the revenue composition of sub-central government (SCG). Between 1995 and 2005 the share of SCG in total government spending increased significantly from 31 to 33 percent while the SCG tax share remained stable at around 17 percent, increasing SCG’s dependence on intergovernmental grants. While equal access to public services is the most common justification for such grants, the grant
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Agreement between France and British Virgin Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
A protocol to the existing Bahrain-France Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation was signed today in Paris.
The OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Stephen Matthews as the Chief Tax Economist/Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics division, as of 4th May 2009.
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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).
Final report of the Working Group 2 in the lead-up to the G20. Outlines recommendations for immediate actions and medium-term actions regarding: regulatory and supervisory cooperation, role of international bodies, and promoting market integrity.
The material in this declaration expands and provides further detail on the commitments in the statement "The Global Plan for Recovery and Reform".
Bermuda has signed 8 new tax information exchange agreements, with seven Nordic economies – Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and with New Zealand, bringing to 11 the number of such agreements it has entered into.
Communiqué from the London Summit, 2 April 2009.
The OECD welcomes recent commitments to the internationally agreed tax standard on exchange of information made by Costa Rica, Malaysia, Philippines and Uruguay.