Tax reforms accelerating with push to lower corporate tax rates

Countries have used recent tax reforms to lower taxes on businesses and individuals, with a view to boosting investment, consumption and labour market participation, continuing a trend that started a couple of years ago, according to a new report from the OECD. This has been expressed by the OECD in a press release on its ...
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OECD and IGF invite comments on a draft toolkit that will help developing countries to identify and cost potential behavioural responses by mining investors to tax incentives

In a press release published on the website of the OECD, the OECD and the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) invite comments on a draft toolkit that will help developing countries to identify and cost potential behavioural responses by mining investors to tax incentives. This draft toolkit has been prepared ...
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OECD peer reviews on BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country reporting initiative show strong progress for global roll-out in June

The OECD has released the first peer reviews of the Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress toward the imminent implementation of a key element in continuing efforts to improve taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide, according to a press release published on the website of the OECD on 24 May 2018. The peer reviews show ...
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OECD peer review on BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country reporting re Curaçao

The OECD has released the first peer reviews of the Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress toward the imminent implementation of a key element in continuing efforts to improve taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide, according to a press release published on the website of the OECD on 24 May 2018. The peer reviews show ...
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OECD and IGF invite comments on a draft practice note that will help developing countries address profit shifting from their mining sectors via excessive interest deductions

For many resource-rich developing countries, mineral resources present an unparalleled economic opportunity to increase government revenue. Tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), combined with gaps in the capabilities of tax authorities in developing countries, threaten this prospect. One of the avenues for international profit shifting by multinational enterprises is the use of excessive interest ...
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Better design of taxes on personal savings and wealth is needed to support inclusive growth

The taxation of personal savings and wealth varies widely, offering governments significant scope for tax reforms that simultaneously improve both the efficiency and fairness of their tax systems, according to two new OECD reports as the OECD announced on 12 April 2018 in a press release. The reports – Taxation of Household Savings and The Role and Design ...
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