Global Forum Secretariat delivers new toolkit to help countries become Party to the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

The COVID-19 crisis has brought renewed attention to the role and importance of multilateral co-operation in combating tax evasion and helping fiscal consolidation. In line with its mandate to deliver technical assistance and support capacity building, the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) has now produced a Toolkit for Becoming a Party to the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in ...
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International community continues making progress against offshore tax evasion

The international community continues making tremendous progress in the fight against offshore tax evasion, as implementation of innovative transparency standards by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes moves countries ever closer to the goal of eradicating banking secrecy for tax purposes. This was announced in a press release dated 29 June 2020 on the website of the OECD. Nearly 100 countries carried out automatic exchange of ...
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Tax and fiscal policies central to governments’ responses to Covid-19 crisis

With global economic activity facing a historic drop and government spending rising dramatically, the implications of the Covid-19 crisis on public finances and tax revenues are significant. Drawing on its multi-disciplinary expertise, the OECD is deploying its data gathering and analytical capacities to help governments face these unprecedented challenges while supporting businesses and people towards economic recovery. This was announced in a press release on the website of the OECD ...
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Global Forum publishes new peer review reports and reveals compliance ratings for eight jurisdictions

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) published eight new peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR). The release of the website was announced in a press release dated 6 April 2020 published on the website of the OECD. From the press release (summary): These reports evaluate jurisdictions against the updated ...
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First meeting of the Global Forum’s peer review group on the effective implementation of automatic exchange of tax information

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes recently established an Automatic Exchange of Information Peer Review Group (APRG) to take forward its work on ensuring the effective implementation of the Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (the AEOI Standard). Comprised of 34 Global Forum members, the APRG held its first meeting on 16-18 March 2020 to discuss key issues in ensuring ...
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OECD and IOTA join forces in promoting stronger tax systems

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA) signed the renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Co-operation between both Parties. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. The two organisations, which have worked together since 2000, expressed their intention to expand the co-operation in promoting fair and efficient tax systems and enhancing the ...
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Effective use of Automatic Exchange of information – a role for Tax Inspectors Without Borders

Tuesday 26th of November marked an important milestone for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the United Nations Development Programme Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative (TIWB) with the launch of a project on automatic exchange of information (AEOI). The project, which will be co-ordinated with the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum), was unveiled during its 10th Anniversary Meeting in Paris, France. This ...
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10th Anniversary Meeting of the Global Forum: “International community has achieved unprecedented success fighting offshore tax evasion”

On 26-27 November, the 10th Anniversary Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) in Paris brought together more than 500 delegates from 131 member jurisdictions for renewed discussions on efforts to advance the tax transparency agenda. This was announced in a press release on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Ten years since the G20 declared the end of banking ...
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Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW gepubliceerd en in werking getreden (Sint Maarten)

De Landsverordening, van de zevende november 2019 tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk Wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW) is uitgegeven in het Afkondigingsblad van Sint Maarten, jaargang 2019, nr. 43 (AB 2019, no. 43). De landsverordening is op 13 november 2019 bekrachtigd en op 20 november 2019 in werking getreden, zo blijkt uit de bekendmaking in de Landscourant van Sint Maarten van 22 november 2019, nr. 28 (Lcrt ...
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Global Forum on tax transparency reveals compliance ratings for further eight jurisdictions

On 12 November 2019, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) published eight peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR). This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: These reports are part of the second round of Global Forum reviews, which ...
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Curaçao receives an overall rating of Largely Compliant from the Global Forum

On 12 November 2019, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) published eight peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR). The release of the reports was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. These reports are part of the second round of Global Forum reviews, which ...
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Ontwerp-herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW, onder meer regelende de afschaffing van aandelen aan toonder (Sint Maarten)

Onlangs is aan de Staten van Sint Maarten een ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW, hierna: het ontwerp). In het ontwerp wordt overwogen dat het, mede gelet op de civielrechtelijke ontwikkelingen in het Koninkrijk en de concordantieverplichting ingevolge artikel 39, eerste lid, van het Statuut voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, wenselijk is Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk Wetboek te herzien en dat, ...
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Dossier: Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW (AB 2019 no. 43) (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-130) (Sint Maarten)

Dossier: Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW (AB 2019 no. 43) (zitttingsjaar 2018-2019-130) Landsverordening, van de zevende november 2019 tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk Wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW) (AB 2019, no. 43) (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-130) PUBLICATIE Landsverordening, van de zevende november 2019 tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk Wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW), uitgegeven in het Afkondigingsblad van Sint Maarten, jaargang 2019, nr. 43 (AB 2019, no ...
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Dossier: Wet omzetting aandelen aan toonder (Stb. 2019, 107)

Dossier: Wet omzetting aandelen aan toonder (Stb. 2019, 107) Wet van 13 februari 2019 tot wijziging van het Burgerlijk Wetboek en het Burgerlijk Wetboek BES houdende de omzetting van aandelen aan toonder in aandelen op naam ten behoeve van de vaststelling van de identiteit van houders van deze aandelen (Wet omzetting aandelen aan toonder). PUBLICATIE Publicatie: op 13 maart 2019 uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Staatsblad van het Koninkrijk der ...
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Global Forum on tax transparency reveals new compliance ratings for nine jurisdictions

On 30 July 2019, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) published nine peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR). This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. These reports are part of the second round of Global Forum reviews, which assess jurisdictions against the ...
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