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  • 26-November-2019

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    Kenya and Oman sign landmark agreement to strengthen their tax treaties

    Kenya and Oman have today signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the Convention), becoming the 91st and 92nd jurisdictions to join the Convention, which now covers over 1630 bilateral tax treaties.

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  • 26-November-2019

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    International community has achieved unprecedented success fighting offshore tax evasion

    On 26-27 November, the 10th Anniversary Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) in Paris will bring together more than 500 delegates from 131 member jurisdictions for renewed discussions on efforts to advance the tax transparency agenda.

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  • 26-November-2019

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    Effective use of Automatic Exchange of information – a role for Tax Inspectors Without Borders

    Today marks an important milestone for the OECD/UNDP Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative (TIWB) with the launch of a project on automatic exchange of information. The project, which will be co-ordinated with the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, was unveiled during its 10th Anniversary Meeting in Paris, France.

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  • 26-November-2019

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    10th Anniversary Meeting of the Global Forum

    This year the Global Forum marked its 10th anniversary and provide an opportunity to take stock of the progress made. The first day of the plenary (26 November), which was open to the media and invited honorary guests, focused on the issues of the utility, relevance and global impact of tax transparency.

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  • 25-November-2019

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    Armenia and Italy agree on OECD/UNDP Tax Inspectors Without Borders partnership to combat international tax avoidance and evasion

    A signing ceremony between the Italian Revenue Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate) and the State Revenue Committee of Armenia took place at the OECD today, establishing work plans for two assistance programmes initiated through Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) – a joint OECD/UNDP capacity building initiative.

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  • 22-November-2019

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    Tax officials and stakeholders from Asia-Pacific meet in the Philippines to discuss proposals to address the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy

    A regional meeting on tax and digitalisation for Asia and the Pacific , co-hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in collaboration with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), took place in Manila, the Philippines on 19-20 November 2019.

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  • 19-November-2019

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    Africa: Urgent action needed to mobilise domestic resources as tax revenues plateau

    The average tax-to-GDP ratio for the 26 countries participating in the new edition of Revenue Statistics in Africa was unchanged at 17.2% for the third consecutive year in 2017. This was lower than the averages for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) at 22.8% and for the OECD at 34.2%, underlining the need for urgent action to enhance domestic revenue mobilisation in Africa.

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  • 18-November-2019

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    OECD invites taxpayer input on tenth batch of dispute resolution peer reviews

    The OECD is now gathering input for the Stage 1 peer reviews of Andorra, Aruba, Bahrain, Barbados, Gibraltar, Greenland, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates and Viet Nam, and invites taxpayers to submit input on specific MAP-related issues by 16 December 2019.

  • 15-November-2019

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    Public comments received on the Secretariat Proposal for a "Unified Approach" under Pillar One

    On 9 October 2019, interested parties were invited to provide comments on a number of policy issues and technical aspects in respect to the Secretariat Proposal for a "Unified Approach" under Pillar One. The OECD is grateful to the commentators for their input and now publishes the public comments received.

  • 12-November-2019

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    Global Forum on tax transparency reveals compliance ratings for further eight jurisdictions

    The Global Forum published today eight peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR).

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