The third meeting of the OECD Global Forum on VAT will focus on the design and implementation of global solutions for key global VAT/GST challenges took place on 5-6 November 2015 in Paris.
These three tax events held on the side-lines of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa were organised by the OECD in partnership with UN-DESA and UNDP, and with support from a geographically wide and diverse coalition of partners including governments, regional tax organisations and civil society.
This initiative was officially launched today on the side-lines of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development as a partnership between the OECD and UNDP. The objective of this project is to enable the transfer of tax audit knowledge and skills to tax administrations in developing countries through a real time, “learning by doing” approach.
The International Tax Dialogue (ITD) is organising its 6th global conference at the OECD. This year’s conference will focus on Tax and the Environment, an issue of growing importance and of direct relevance in the lead up to the COP21 meeting taking place later in the year. The ITD is a joint initiative of the EC, IDB, IMF, OECD, World Bank and CIAT.
Join senior members of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTPA) commented on: Progress report on the BEPS deliverables and Developing countries’ engagement and input. In addition, they discussed upcoming discussion drafts and public consultations (consult the updated calendar), and provided a schedule for release of finalised BEPS package.
Financial crime is one of the greatest threats to the economic and social well‑being of people living in all countries. Illicit financial activities such as tax evasion, corruption, terrorist financing, computer fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes are a global problem demanding a global response.
Forum 2015, entitled Investing in the Future: People, Planet, Prosperity, was organised around the five cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: investment; inclusive growth; innovation, climate, Carbon, COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals and took place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 2-3 June 2015.
The Second Meeting of the Global Forum on VAT took place on 17-18 April in Tokyo, Japan. The Global Forum on VAT is a platform for a global dialogue on international VAT standards and key issues of VAT policy and operation.
At the second international Forum on Tax and Crime in Rome, the OECD Capacity Building Programme for Tax Crime Investigators was launched to help countries develop the skills of criminal investigators through intensive training courses on the latest investigative techniques.
A public consultation on BEPS Action 11 (Data analysis) will be held in Paris at the OECD Conference Centre on 18 May 2015.