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  • 27-April-2021

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    Tax Inspectors Without Borders and partners pass USD 1 billion milestone in additional tax revenues for developing countries

    During the fifth virtual TIWB Governing Board meeting on 27 April 2021, co-chaired by the OECD Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, and UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner, participants celebrated the mobilisation of more than USD 1 billion in additional tax revenues for developing countries, with nearly three times that amount in total tax assessments.

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  • 22-April-2021

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    Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean rose modestly before being hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis

    Tax revenues rose moderately across Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019 before declining sharply in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic drove down global economic activity, according to new analysis released today.

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  • 19-April-2021

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    Digital platforms have an important role to play in value added tax policy in the sharing and gig economy

    Digital platforms can play an important role in the application of Value Added Taxes/Goods and Services Taxes policies in the sharing and gig economy, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 16-April-2021

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    Italy's Fabrizia Lapecorella appointed next Chair of OECD's Committee on Fiscal Affairs

    The OECD's Committee on Fiscal Affairs has designated Ms. Fabrizia Lapecorella, Director General of Finance of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, as the next Chair of the Committee beginning on 1 January 2022. Ms. Lapecorella will take over from Martin Kreienbaum of Germany after his 5 year term ends on 31 December 2021.

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  • 15-April-2021

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    Making tax dispute resolution more effective: New peer review assessments for Australia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand and Portugal

    Despite the significant disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessity to hold all meetings virtually, work has continued with the release today of the stage 2 peer review monitoring reports for Australia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand and Portugal.

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  • 1-April-2021

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    OECD releases new peer review results on the prevention of tax treaty shopping under the BEPS Action 6 minimum standard

    Progress continues with the implementation of the BEPS package to tackle international tax avoidance, as the OECD releases the latest peer review report assessing jurisdictions’ efforts to prevent tax treaty shopping and other forms of treaty abuse under Action 6 of the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. A revised peer review document forming the basis of the assessment of the Action 6 minimum standard was also released today.

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  • 31-March-2021

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    Tax transparency moves forward as no or only nominal tax jurisdictions first exchange information on the substance of entities

    Twelve jurisdictions with no or only nominal tax began today carrying out information exchanges under the Forum on Harmful Tax Practice's global standard on substantial activities.

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  • 30-March-2021

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    Greece and Hungary deposit their instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

    Greece and Hungary deposited their instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS (Multilateral Convention or MLI), which now covers over 1700 bilateral tax treaties, thus underlining their strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises. For Greece and Hungary, the MLI will enter into force on 1 July 2021.

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  • 30-March-2021

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    OECD releases main data from Effective Carbon Rates 2021

    A preview released today of the OECD’s Effective Carbon Rates 2021 report looks at the excise taxes, carbon taxes and emissions permit prices that effectively result in a carbon price in the 44 OECD and G20 countries, which account for 80% of global carbon emissions from energy.

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  • 25-March-2021

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    Tax treaties: OECD publishes 30 country profiles applying Arbitration under the multilateral BEPS Convention

    The OECD, in its capacity as Depositary of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the MLI), has today published the Arbitration Profiles of 30 jurisdictions applying Part VI on Arbitration of the MLI and an opinion of the Conference of the Parties to the MLI.

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