Speeches / Presentations


20-September-2010

English

Domestic resources mobilisation: Achieving development and the MDGs in a sustainable way

Equitable and efficient tax systems and administrations have an important role to play in securing domestic funding for development, according to Angel Gurría. He added that African policy makers need to reform tax systems and generate revenues, to complement external sources of financing, such as official development assistance, remittances and foreign direct investment.

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9-June-2010

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Prepared Remarks of Commissioner of Internal Revenue Douglas H. Shulman before the OECD/BIAC

Remarks made by Commissioner Douglas H. Shulman, US Internal Revenue Service on 8 June 2010 at the OECD/BIAC meeting.

7-June-2010

English

Fiscal consolidation

Governments and central banks have implemented wide-ranging support packages in response to the global crisis. Discretionary fiscal measures, coupled with cyclical revenue losses and expenditure hikes, have resulted in a sharp increase in budget deficits, which are projected to peak at 8¼ per cent of GDP in the OECD area as a whole in 2010. How to get out of this dangerous spiral? How can we address this challenge while at the same

28-January-2010

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26-October-2009

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Financial institutions and instruments: tax challenges and solutions

Attending the International tax dialogue conference in Beijing, Mr. Gurría reminded that globalisation requires strengthened international co-operation on taxation which is essential to finance public services, infrastructure development and poverty reduction in rich and poor countries alike.

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28-September-2009

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Countering Offshore Tax Evasion: Some Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions about the project on countering offshore tax evasion. Last updated 28 September 2009.

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25-September-2009

English

G20 Summit: An Update on the Move to Greater Transparency and International Cooperation in Tax Matters

Angel Gurría reported to G20 on progress towards greater transparency and international cooperation in tax matters. Read the latest Progress Report listing where jurisdictions stand in implementing the international tax standard.

25-September-2009

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Moving Forward on the Global Standards of Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

A report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on the Outcomes of the Los Cabos (Mexico) Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.

1-September-2009

English

Remarks by Angel Gurría at the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information

Mr. Gurría reminded that in recent months, thanks to pressure from the G20 to step up the drive against tax evasion, dozens of countries and territories have taken steps to conform to the international standards developed at the OECD. He affirmed that co-operation between tax administrations is now becoming the rule and the threshold of tolerance for tax evasion has dropped to zero.

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1-September-2009

Spanish

Foro Global sobre Transparencia e Intercambio de Información, palabras de Ángel Gurría

Angel Gurría reitero que gracias a la presión que los países del G-20 han ejercido a nivel internacional en la lucha contra la evasión fiscal, decenas de países y territorios están tomando las medidas necesarias para adherirse a los estándares internacionales de la OCDE. Afirmo, que la cooperación entre las administraciones fiscales es ahora una regla y que el umbral de tolerancia hacia la evasión fiscal es ahora de cero.

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