Reports


  • 22-October-2010

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    2010 OECD Study on Offshore Voluntary Disclosure

    Vast amounts of tax are lost to offshore tax evasion every year. Certain estimates put the number at 100 billion $ for the United States alone. This publication shows how 39 countries (all OECD members as well as Argentina, China, India, Russia, and South Africa) deal with offshore tax evasion.

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  • 13-October-2010

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    Taxation, Innovation and the Environment

    Solving the world’s environmental problems could take a significant toll on economic growth if only today’s technologies are available. We know that  innovation – the creation and adoption of new cleaner technologies and know-how – provides a means to achieve local and global environmental goals at significantly lower costs. Innovation is also a major driver of economic growth.  

    OECD governments are increasingly using environmentally related taxes because they are typically one of the most effective policy tools available. Exploring the relationship between environmentally related taxation and innovation is critical to understanding the full impacts of this policy instrument as well as one potential facet of “green growth.” By putting a price on pollution, do environmentally related taxes spur innovation? What types of innovation result? Does the design of the tax play a critical role? What is the effect of this innovation? 

    In analysing these questions, this report draws on case studies that cover Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel and others. It covers a wide set of environmental issues and technologies, as well as the economic and policy contexts. The research methods range from econometric analysis to interviews with business owners and executives. The report also explores the use of environmentally related taxes in OECD countries and outlines considerations for policymakers when implementing these taxes. 

    Green growth policies can stimulate economic growth while preventing environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and unsustainable natural resource use. The results from this publication will contribute to the Green Growth Strategy being developed by the OECD as a practical policy package for governments to harness the potential of greener growth.  

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  • 12-October-2010

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    Taxation, Innovation and the Environment (Chinese version)

    Taxation, Innovation and the Environment (Chinese version)

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  • 30-September-2010

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  • 16-September-2010

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    Joint Audit Report

    This report examines how, in the light of the increase in cross-border activities and investments of business entities and individuals, international co-ordination and collaboration could be advanced through the use of joint audits.

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  • 16-September-2010

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    Framework for a Voluntary Code of Conduct for Revenue Bodies and Banks

    This report provides a framework for a voluntary code of conduct for revenue bodies and banks. This is based upon the concepts developed, and proposals set out in the report Building Transparent Tax Compliance by Banks (2009) and the earlier report Study into the Role of Tax Intermediaries (2008).

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  • 15-September-2010

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    Addressing Tax Risks Involving Bank Losses

    The financial and economic crisis had a devastating impact on bank profits, with loss-making banks reporting global commercial losses of around USD 400 billion in 2008.  This comprehensive report sets the market context for bank losses and provides an overview of the tax treatment of such losses in 17 OECD countries; describes the tax risks that arise in relation to bank losses from the perspective of both banks and revenue bodies; outlines the incentives that give rise to those risks; and describes the tools revenue bodies have to manage these potential compliance risks. It concludes with recommendations for revenue bodies and for banks on how risks involving bank losses can best be managed and reduced.

  • 15-September-2010

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    Addressing Tax Risks Involving Bank Losses

    Addressing Tax Risks Involving Bank Losses

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  • 16-August-2010

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    Public comments received on the discussion draft on the application of Article 17 (Artistes and Sportsmen) of the OECD Model Tax Convention

    The OECD has published the comments received on a proposed draft of the new Article 17 of the OECD Model Tax Convention (Artistes and Sportsmen).

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  • 28-July-2010

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    Implementing the Tax Transparency Standards: A Handbook for Assessors and Jurisdictions

    This handbook is intended to assist the assessment teams and the reviewed jurisdictions that are participating in the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information (the “Global Forum”) peer reviews and non-member reviews.

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