Moldova has committed to implement the international Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters by 2023. Moldova’s commitment, made by the Minister of Finance Mr Dumitru Budianschi, makes it the 119th Global Forum member to commit to start AEOI by a specific date.
Exchange of information is an essential tool for tax authorities worldwide to ensure that all taxpayers pay the correct amount of tax. In order to support them, the Global Forum, the World Bank Group and the African Development Bank are jointly publishing a new version of the Manual on Exchange of Information.
Tax administrations are investing significant resources in the development of e-services and digital solutions and are embracing opportunities for fast tracking digital transformation to improve their services, reduce burdens, and improve tax compliance, according to a new OECD report.
Algeria joins the international fight against tax evasion by becoming the 163rd member of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
Togo joins international efforts against tax evasion and avoidance by joining the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS as its 140th member. Through its membership, Togo has also committed to addressing the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy by joining the two-pillar plan to reform the international taxation rules, bringing to 134 the total number of jurisdictions participating in the agreement.
Ukraine has committed to implement the international Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (AEOI) by 2023. The commitment made by Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mr Denys Shmyhal, makes Ukraine the 118th Global Forum member to commit to start AEOI by a specific date.
Barbados has joined the two-pillar plan to reform international taxation rules and ensure that multinational enterprises pay a fair share of tax wherever they operate, bringing to 133 the total number of jurisdictions participating in the agreement.
Today, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, three countries have signed the multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the Convention), bringing the total number of jurisdictions that participate in the Convention to 144.
Progress continues in combatting harmful tax practices as new outcomes on the review of preferential tax regimes have been approved by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, which groups 139 countries and jurisdictions on an equal footing for multilateral negotiation of international tax rules.
The OECD has published updated transfer pricing country profiles, reflecting the current transfer pricing legislation and practices of 20 jurisdictions. These updated profiles also contain new information on countries' legislation and practices regarding the transfer pricing treatment of financial transactions and the application of the Authorised OECD Approach to attribute profits to permanent establishments.