This publication identifies the main areas of weakness and potential areas for action to combat money-laundering, tax evasion, foreign bribery, and to identify, freeze and return stolen assets. It also looks at the role of development agencies and finds that the potential returns to developing countries from using ODA on issues like combating tax evasion or asset recovery are significant. Finally, it identifies some opportunities for a scaled-up role for development agencies.
The tax code can affect incentives to invest in education and training by influencing the costs and benefits of these investments. This can be the case for individuals through the income taxes and social security contributions they pay, and for companies through their corporate taxes and employer social security contributions.
This paper sets out four possible approaches to addressing the concerns over the lack of data on transfer pricing comparables expressed by developing countries.
OECD Secretary-General's report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors covers progress made toward the implementation of the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and presents the new global model for automatic exchange of information.
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OECD Secretary-General's report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors covers progress made toward the implementation of the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), presents the new global model for automatic exchange of information and contains the progress report by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
On 15 November 2013, the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs (CFA) invited public comments on a discussion draft on technical changes to be included in the next update to the OECD Model Tax Convention. The OECD has now published the comments received on that discussion draft.
This report presents a new single standard for automatic exchange of information in time for the February 2014 meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
Interested parties are invited to comment on this paper prepared by the OECD in the context of revision to Chapter V of the Transfer Pricing Guidelines.
This report looks at tax revenue trends from 1990 to 2012 in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries with a special feature on fiscal revenues from non-renewable natural resources.
On 22 October 2013, the OECD requested interested parties to send a short description of strategies that might be considered to result in the artificial avoidance of PE status in relation to base erosion and profit shifting. The OECD has now published the only response received following that invitation.