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  • 19-January-2012


    La 7ma. reunión del Foro sobre Administración Tributaria "Fortalecer el cumplimiento tributario a través de la cooperación"

    La 7ma. reunión del Foro sobre Administración Tributaria, el cual reúne a los líderes de las administraciones tributarias de 43 países, concluyó con el compromiso unificado y fortalecedor de luchar contra el abuso fiscal offshore.

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  • 19-January-2012


    Tax: 7th meeting of the Forum on Tax Administration "Strengthening Tax Compliance through Cooperation"

    The 7th meeting of the Forum on Tax Administration, which brought together the heads of tax administrations from 43 countries, concluded with a unified and strengthened commitment to combat offshore tax abuse.

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  • 15-December-2011


    Tax: Uruguay’s tax transparency improving, says OECD’s Gurría

    Uruguay has signed 7 new agreements providing for the exchange of tax information, showing its willingness to implement the global standards.

  • 29-November-2011


    Tax revenues stabilise in OECD countries in 2010

    OECD countries acknowledge that taxes must play a role in the process of fiscal consolidation as they battle unprecedented budget deficits. In 2010, the majority of OECD governments have stabilised their tax to GDP, with the average ratio moving up slightly from 33.8% in 2009 to 33.9% in 2010.

  • 4-November-2011


    Tax: Global Forum Publishes Report to the G20 on Tax Transparency

    Tax Transparency 2011: Report on Progress, a report prepared by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, was delivered to the G20 in Cannes and is now available to journalists.&

  • 3-November-2011


    Tax: G20 countries strengthen international tax co-operation

    "Tax co-operation and compliance are of crucial importance for all countries and citizens - and not only in times of a tight fiscal and budgetary environment,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría from the Cannes G20 Summit.

  • 26-October-2011


    Tax: Global Forum delivers concrete results to the Cannes G20 Summit

    “Governments have signed more than 700 agreements to exchange tax information. These agreements have already yielded €14 billion in additional revenues, to 20 countries, from more than 100 000 tax payers who had hidden assets offshore.”

  • 12-October-2011


    Tax reform can create jobs

    High unemployment rates, in the wake of the financial and economic crisis, have governments scrambling to create jobs. A new OECD report suggests that well-targeted tax reforms can encourage employers to hire more people and the jobless to look for employment.

  • 12-September-2011


    Tax: Jurisdictions move towards full tax transparency

    Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.

  • 30-August-2011


    Tax: Governments concerned that some corporations unfairly claim losses to avoid taxes

    The economic crisis means global corporate losses have increased significantly. Though most of these claims are justified, some corporations use ‘aggressive tax planning’ to avoid taxes. Governments are working together to detect and deter these undue tax advantages.

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