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  • 29-February-2016

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    OECD releases discussion draft on the treaty residence of pension funds

    Public comments are invited on a discussion draft that includes proposals for changes to the OECD Model Tax Convention concerning the treaty residence of pension funds. Comments should be sent by 1 April 2016 at the latest.

  • 24-February-2016

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    Regional meeting in Dakar on the implementation of the BEPS Project for francophone African countries

    On 22-23 February 2016, a regional network meeting on the implementation of the BEPS package was held in Dakar (Senegal), by the OECD in partnership with the CREDAF (Centre de Rencontres et d'Etudes des Dirigeants des Administrations Fiscales).

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  • 23-February-2016

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    All interested countries and jurisdictions to be invited to join global efforts led by the OECD and G20 to close international tax loopholes

    The OECD today agreed a new framework that would allow all interested countries and jurisdictions to join in efforts to update international tax rules for the 21st Century. The proposal for broadening participation in the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project will be presented to G20 Finance Ministers at their next meeting on 26-27 February in Shanghai, China.

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  • 4-February-2016

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    Senegal takes key steps towards improving tax transparency

    Senegal today signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. Senegal is the 11th country of the African continent to sign the Convention and the 93rd jurisdiction to join it. Simultaneously to signing the Convention, Senegal today also became the 32nd signatory of Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement for the automatic exchange of Country-by-Country reports (CbC MCAA).

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  • 28-January-2016

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    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomes European Commission corporate tax avoidance proposals

    The European Commission presented today a series of measures for a coordinated EU-wide response to corporate tax avoidance, notably through implementation of the global standards developed under the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project. The Commission proposal would align tax laws in all 28 EU countries, in order to fight aggressive tax practices by multinational enterprises

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  • 27-January-2016

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    A boost to transparency in international tax matters: 31 countries sign tax co-operation agreement to enable automatic sharing of country by country information

    As part of continuing efforts to boost transparency by multinational enterprises (MNEs), 31 countries signed today the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) for the automatic exchange of Country-by-Country reports. The signing ceremony marks an important milestone towards implementation of the OECD/G20 BEPS Project and a significant increase in cross-border cooperation on tax matters.

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  • 27-January-2016

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    Malaysia confirms its commitment to implement Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information

    Malaysia today signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement‎, re-confirming its commitment to implement automatic exchange of financial account information in time to commence exchanges in 2018.

  • 21-December-2015

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    Greenland takes key step in implementing automatic exchange of financial account information

    On 17 December 2015 Greenland signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement‎, re-confirming its commitment to implement automatic exchange of financial account information in time to exchange in 2017.

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  • 15-December-2015

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    Monaco confirms its commitment to implement Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information

    Monaco today signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement, which confirms its commitment to implement automatic exchange of financial account information in time to exchange in 2018.

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  • 14-December-2015

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    OECD agrees on course of action in response to EU request to include additional fields in the CRS XML Schema

    On 1 December 2015 the OECD agreed on a common way forward in response to a request submitted by the European Commission pursuant to a mandate from EU Member States to include additional fields in the CRS XML Schema. This request was made further to the work of the European Commission and the EU Member States on the implementation of the Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information in Tax Matters within the European Union.

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