Since the April 2009 G20 London Summit, almost 300 tax agreements have been signed to meet OECD standards on tax transparency and effective exchange of information. All OECD and G20 countries are committed to these standards.
When: Thursday 17 Dec, 3pm - 4.30pmWhere: The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel This side event at the COP15 Copenhagen summit will look how carbon allowances are treated by corporate income taxes and how carbon markets can integrate globally.
On 19-20 November the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) was launched by the President of Uganda.
In a statement following their 24-25 September meeting in Pittsburgh, the G20 leaders reaffirmed their committment to maintaining the momentum in dealing with tax havens, money laundering, proceeds of corruption, terrorist financing, and prudential standards.
25 September 2009 - On the eve of the Pittsburgh G20 Summit, the OECD and the Council of Europe agreed to improve international cooperation to combat tax evasion.
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Programs to Reduce the Administrative Burden of Tax Regulations in Selected Countries (follow-up report)
On 21-22 September 2009, the OECD held a major conference “Transfer Pricing and Treaties in a Changing World”.
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The High Level VAT Conference was held in Lucerne on 9-10 September 2009, bringing together senior tax policy officials from 25 OECD countries, the European Commission and 5 non-member economies. The Communiqué is now available.
In a statement following their 5 September meeting in London, in advance of Pittsburgh, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen the financial system, but stated that more needs to be done to maintain momentum. They also stated that unprecedented progress has been made since the November 2008 G20 Summit with regard to the OECD’s standards of tax information exchange and
Representatives of almost 100 governments were invited to meet in Los Cabos, Mexico, on 1-2 September 2009 to decide next steps in a global campaign to improve transparency and exchange of banking, ownership and other information for tax purposes.