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  • 5-April-2018

    English

    Global network for the automatic exchange of offshore account information continues to grow; OECD releases new edition of the CRS Implementation Handbook

    Today, the OECD published a new set of bilateral exchange relationships established under the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (CRS MCAA) which for the first time includes activations by Panama. The OECD also released the second edition of the Common Reporting Standard Implementation Handbook.

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  • 4-April-2018

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    Global Forum issues tax transparency compliance ratings for nine jurisdictions as membership rises to 150

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) published today nine peer review reports assessing compliance with international standards on tax transparency.

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  • 27-March-2018

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    Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenues expected to recover after dip in 2016

    Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) dipped in 2016, falling further behind average OECD country levels, but a recovery is likely in subsequent years, according to Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018. The average tax-to-GDP ratio stood at 22.7% in 2016, a fall of 0.3 percentage points since 2015, the report says.

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  • 22-March-2018

    English

    Milestone in BEPS implementation: Multilateral BEPS Convention will enter into force on 1 July following Slovenia’s ratification

    The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the “Convention”) will enter into force on 1 July 2018, marking a significant step in international efforts to update the existing network of bilateral tax treaties and reduce opportunities for tax avoidance by multinational enterprises.

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  • 22-March-2018

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    OECD releases additional guidance on the attribution of profits to a permanent establishment under BEPS Action 7

    The additional guidance resulting sets out high-level general principles, which countries agree are relevant and applicable in attributing profits to PEs in accordance with applicable treaty provisions. It also provides examples on the attribution of profits to certain types of PEs arising from the changes to the PE definition under BEPS Action 7.

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  • 12-March-2018

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    OECD releases third round of peer reviews on implementation of BEPS minimum standards on improving tax dispute resolution mechanisms and calls for taxpayer input for the fifth round

    As the BEPS Action 14 continues its efforts to make dispute resolution more timely, effective and efficient, eight more peer review reports have been released today. These eight reports highlight how well jurisdictions are implementing the Action 14 minimum standard as agreed to in the OECD/G20 BEPS Project.

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  • 9-March-2018

    English

    Game over for CRS avoidance! OECD adopts tax disclosure rules for advisors

    Today, the OECD has issued new model disclosure rules that require lawyers, accountants, financial advisors, banks and other service providers to inform tax authorities of any schemes they put in place for their clients to avoid reporting under the OECD/G20 Common Reporting Standard (CRS) or prevent the identification of the beneficial owners of entities or trusts.

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  • 7-March-2018

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    Egypt and OECD launch EU-funded programme to enhance domestic resource mobilisation

    During a meeting on International Tax Reform, the Ministry of Finance and the OECD launched a programme on "Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation in Egypt through a better tax and exchange of information system". The project, financed by the EU, provides EUR 1.2 million in funding over two and a half years, and will assist Egypt in the implementation of the new international standards to tackle tax avoidance and tax evasion.

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  • 6-March-2018

    English

    Anguilla joins the Inclusive Framework on BEPS

    The Inclusive Framework welcomes Anguilla, bringing to 113 the total number of countries and jurisdictions participating on an equal footing in the Project.

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  • 28-February-2018

    Portuguese

    A OCDE e o Brasil lançam projeto para examinar as diferenças nas regras fiscais internacionais

    A OCDE e o Brasil lançaram hoje um projeto conjunto para examinar as semelhanças e lacunas entre a abordagem brasileira e a abordagem da OCDE com relação à avaliação das transações internacionais entre empresas associadas para efeitos fiscais.

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