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Improving tax systems and increasing domestically generated resources bring important benefits to developing countries
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On 27 January 2010, the OECD hosted a joint meeting of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs and the Development Assistance Committee, bringing together the tax and development communities for the first time.
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The LAC Fiscal Initiative was launched in parallel to the II International Economic Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean, on 25 January 2010 in Paris.
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La Iniciativa LAC Fiscal se puso en marcha durante el II Foro Económico Internacional para América Latina y el Caribe, el 25 de enero de 2010 en París.
When: Thursday 17 Dec, 3pm - 4.30pmWhere: The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel
This side event at the COP15 Copenhagen summit will look how carbon allowances are treated by corporate income taxes and how carbon markets can integrate globally.
The taxation of greenhouse gas emissions has implications for government revenue as well as affecting how businesses use tradable permits. The OECD is examining this important issue to minimise tax distortions.
The recession is taking its toll on tax receipts across the OECD. Aggregate tax burdens in OECD economies, calculated as the ratio of tax revenues to gross domestic product, or GDP, were unchanged between 2006 and 2007, and then fell in 2008.
On 19-20 November the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) was launched by the President of Uganda.
The taxation of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) is an important topic for policy makers. The OECD has just released Tax Policy Study No. 18: “Taxation of SMEs: Key Issues and Policy Considerations”, which examines a broad range of SME tax issues.
The OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Stephen Matthews as the Chief Tax Economist/Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics division, as of 4th May 2009.