This event provides an update on some of the OECD's initiatives to strengthen tax capacity and improve tax policy and compliance in developing countries and explore future challenges.
On 6 November 2023, as part of the ongoing work of the OECD/IGF partnership on base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in the mining programme, the OECD and IGF sought public comments on a mineral pricing framework for lithium. The OECD and IGF are grateful to the commentators for their input and now publish the public comments received.
Each year, the Global Relations Programme holds around 60 events on a variety of international tax policy and administration topics bringing together some 6000 serving tax officials from over 150 countries in venues globally and virtually.
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This case study highlights the significant progress made by West African States in combating tax fraud, evasion, and illicit financial flows to mobilise domestic resources through an innovative regional programme funded by the European Union and implemented by the OECD and the Global Forum, in close collaboration with the ECOWAS and UEMOA Commissions.
Determining the Price of Minerals: Application to Lithium provides a framework to identify the primary economic factors that can influence the pricing of minerals ("mineral pricing framework") using transfer pricing principles. It shows how the framework can be applied to lithium. Further toolkits applying the framework to other commodities will be released as they are developed.
The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) signed a renewal of their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a period of five years, agreeing to continue to work together towards the common objective of promoting fair and efficient tax systems and administrations in Africa.
This report describes the work of the OECD to assist developing countries to improve their tax systems, covering the full range of assistance on tax policy and administration issues to counter corporate tax avoidance, combat illicit financial flows and mobilise domestic resources to achieve the SDGs.
On 10 May 2023, as part of the ongoing work of the OECD/IGF partnership on base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in the mining sector programme, the OECD and IGF sought public comments on two toolkits. The OECD and IGF are grateful to the commentators for their input and now publish the public comments received.
As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/IGF partnership on base erosion and profit shifting in the mining programme, the OECD and IGF are seeking public comments on two toolkits. The first toolkit provides a framework that is designed to support developing countries in addressing the transfer pricing challenges faced when pricing minerals. The second toolkit applies this transfer pricing framework to a specific mineral (bauxite).
As part of the Fiscal Transition Support Programme in West Africa (FTSP), the OECD is organising a training workshop on transfer pricing from 7-9 February 2023 in Dakar, Senegal.