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  • 1-March-2012

    English

    New head of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes is appointed

    Ms. Monica Bhatia has been appointed Head of the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. She will take up her duties on 1 April 2012.

  • 1-March-2012

    English

    Costa Rica becomes first Central American country to sign international tax agreement

    Costa Rica has signed the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, a multilateral agreement developed jointly by the Council of Europe and the OECD that was opened for signature to all countries in June 2011.

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  • 27-February-2012

    English

    Tax: India ratifies Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

    India has ratified the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, a multilateral agreement developed jointly by the Council of Europe and the OECD that was opened for signature to all countries in June 2011.

  • 22-February-2012

    English

    Greece: signs international tax agreement to tackle tax evasion

    Greece has signed the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, a multilateral agreement that was developed jointly by the Council of Europe and the OECD and that is open for signature to all countries.

  • 25-January-2012

    Spanish

    Aumento de ingresos fiscales: elemento clave para el desarrollo económico en América Latina

    Una mayor movilización de los recursos domésticos se considera normalmente fundamental para que los países puedan afrontar con éxito los desafíos del desarrollo y alcanzar mayores niveles de vida para todos sus habitantes.

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  • 25-January-2012

    English

    Rising tax revenues: a key to economic development in Latin American countries

    Increased domestic resource mobilization is widely accepted as crucial for countries to successfully meet the challenges of development and achieve higher living standards for all their people.

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  • 19-January-2012

    Spanish

    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

    English

    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

    English

    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

    English

    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.

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