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  • 21-July-2021

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  • 19-July-2021

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    Tax Administration: Towards Sustainable Remote Working in a Post-COVID-19 Environment

    The COVID-19 pandemic saw a significant shift among most tax administrations to remote working by many of their staff. As tax administrations consider the shape of the workplace post-pandemic, many are examining the options for some degree of continued remote working for employees on a longer-term basis.

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  • 15-July-2021

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    Release of OECD Revenue Statistics in Asia and the Pacific 2021

    Revenue Statistics in Asia and the Pacific presents key indicators to track progress on domestic resource mobilisation and to inform tax policy and reform that could help fill the financing gap to fund the SDGs and to build sustainable public finances after the COVID-19 crisis. The eighth edition of the report will be launched on Wednesday, 21 July 2021.

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  • 12-July-2021

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    First edition of Tax Transparency in Latin America report outlines growing role of tax transparency and exchange of information in helping Latin American governments fight financial crimes and mobilise resources

    Tax Transparency in Latin America 2021 is a key output of the Punta del Este Declaration (the Declaration), a Latin American initiative to tackle tax evasion, corruption and other financial crimes through transparency and exchange of information (EOI) for tax purposes.

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  • 2-July-2021

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    Another milestone is reached in supporting African countries’ fight against tax evasion and other illicit financial flows

    Between 22 June and 2 July 2021, 34 participants from 17 African countries took part in the second phase of the Train the Trainer pilot programme, launched in April 2021 by the Global Forum under the umbrella of the Africa Initiative.

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  • 1-July-2021

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  • 24-June-2021

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    Global Forum publishes five new peer review reports assessing the legal and regulatory framework for the exchange of information on request

    The Global Forum published today new peer review reports assessing the legal and regulatory framework against the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request for Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, the Russian Federation, South Africa and Ukraine. The new reports only cover the first phase of the assessment.

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  • 23-June-2021

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    New toolkit to strengthen Value Added Taxes on e-commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The surge in e-commerce following the COVID-19 outbreak has emphasised the importance of applying Value Added Tax (VAT) effectively to digital trade. A new toolkit released today offers timely and valuable assistance to tax authorities in the Latin America and the Caribbean region for the effective collection of VAT revenues from e-commerce activities.

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  • 17-June-2021

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    Heads of tax crime investigation welcome new OECD report on fighting tax crimes

    At their meeting today, heads of tax crime investigation from 44 countries welcomed the launch of a new edition of the groundbreaking global reference guide setting out the ten core requirements for jurisdictions to be able to effectively tackle tax crime while ensuring that taxpayers' rights are respected.

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  • 17-June-2021

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    West African Tax Administration Forum joins international fight against tax evasion by becoming Global Forum’s 20th observer

    As an observer to the Global Forum, WATAF will participate in plenary meetings and other events. It will contribute to the promotion of international exchange of information among tax administrations as a powerful tool to tackle cross-border tax evasion and improve domestic resource mobilisation.

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