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  • 11-May-2010

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    Tax : Average tax burden on workers’ earnings fell in most OECD countries last year

    Average tax and social security burdens on employment incomes fell slightly in 24 out of 30 OECD countries last year as governments struggled to shore up faltering economies amid the worst recession in decades.

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  • 6-April-2010

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    Tax: Revised OECD-Council of Europe treaty will boost multilateral cooperation

    The OECD and the Council of Europe have agreed on an update to an international treaty that aims to help governments enforce their tax laws, as part of the worldwide drive to combat cross-border tax evasion.

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  • 25-January-2010

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  • 19-January-2010

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    Promoting Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

    Background information for press briefing, 19 January 2010

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  • 13-January-2010

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    A progress report on OECD work on tax havens

    Since the April 2009 G20 London Summit, almost 300 tax agreements have been signed to meet OECD standards on tax transparency and effective exchange of information. All OECD and G20 countries are committed to these standards.

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  • 14-December-2009

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    Chile enacts law on access to bank information, implements tax standard

    A new law on access to bank information will enable Chile to exchange banking information under existing tax treaties, thereby complying with the internationally agreed tax standard for exchange of information.

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  • 25-November-2009

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    Costa Rica makes progress in international tax co-operation, signs TIEA with Argentina

    Costa Rica announced that it has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Argentina.

  • 24-November-2009

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    Tax burdens falling in OECD economies as crisis takes its toll

    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.

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  • 13-November-2009

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    Singapore signs its 12th tax agreement meeting the OECD standard

    Singapore has today signed a protocol with France that brings the two countries’ to bilateral tax treaty into line with the OECD standard on transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes.

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