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  • 24-June-2020

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    Kazakhstan deposits its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

    Today, Kazakhstan deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) with the OECD's Secretary-General, therewith underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises. For Kazakhstan, the MLI enters into force on 1 October 2020.

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  • 18-June-2020

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    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has reacted to recent statements and exchanges regarding the ongoing negotiations to address the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy

    “Addressing the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy is long overdue,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. “All members of the Inclusive Framework should remain engaged in the negotiation towards the goal of reaching a global solution by year end, drawing on all the technical work that has been done during the last three years, including throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • 4-June-2020

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    Platform for Collaboration on Tax releases toolkit to help developing countries tackle the complex issues around taxing offshore indirect transfers of assets

    The Platform for Collaboration on Tax released a Toolkit on the Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers providing guidance on the design and implementation issues when one country seeks to tax gains on the sale of interests in an entity owning assets located in that country by an entity which is a tax resident in another country.

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  • 3-June-2020

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    Thailand joins international efforts against tax evasion and avoidance

    Today, at the Thai Embassy in Paris, His Excellency Sarun Charoensuwan, Ambassador of Thailand in France, signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the Convention). Thailand is the 137th jurisdiction to join the Convention.

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  • 26-May-2020

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    Early restoration planning by tax administrations key to support individual and business taxpayers towards economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

    Recovery from the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s lives, jobs, businesses and the wider economy is likely to be lengthy, challenging and multifaceted, with tax administrations playing a critical role in restoration planning, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 13-May-2020

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    Czech Republic and Korea deposit their instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

    Today, the Czech Republic and Korea deposited their instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) with the OECD’s Secretary-General, therewith underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises. The MLI enters into force for both countries on 1 September 2020.

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  • 7-May-2020

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    Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenue gains under threat amid deteriorating regional outlook

    Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) increased to 23.1% of GDP on average in 2018, according to the new edition of Revenue Statistics in Latin America in the Caribbean published today. However, these gains are now under threat as a result of the region’s deteriorating fiscal outlook, which has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • 4-May-2020

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    Tax and fiscal policies central to governments’ responses to Covid-19 crisis

    With global economic activity facing a historic drop and government spending rising dramatically, the implications of the Covid-19 crisis on public finances and tax revenues are significant.

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  • 30-April-2020

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    New OECD data provides a baseline for measuring the impact of COVID-19 on labour taxes

    Labour taxes on the average worker across OECD countries continued to decline for the sixth consecutive year in 2019, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 28-April-2020

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    Indonesia deposits its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

    Today, Indonesia deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) with the OECD’s Secretary-General, therewith underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises. For Indonesia, the MLI enters into force on 1 August 2020.

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