OECD supports APEC Economies in fight against tax crime

In response to a request from the APEC Finance Ministers, the OECD presented the report Combatting Tax Crimes More Effectively in APEC Economies at the APEC meetings underway in Santiago (Chile), as was announced with a press release on the website of the OECD. Recognising the critical role that the fight against tax crimes and other illicit financial flows plays in building resilient economies, the report was called for in APEC's Cebu Action ...
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OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers

On 9 October 2019 the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was released. From the Overview in the report: “Overview G20 support for modernising the international tax rules has been instrumental over the past 10 years in ending bank secrecy, considerably improving tax co-operation, and strengthening the rules to counter base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational companies. However, further progress is needed ...
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OECD invites public input on the Secretariat Proposal for a “Unified Approach” under Pillar One

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (the Inclusive Framework), the OECD is seeking public comments on a Secretariat Proposal for a "Unified Approach" under Pillar One. This was announced in a press release dated 9 October 2019 published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Background The Programme of Work (PoW) adopted by the Inclusive Framework on BEPS at its meeting of 28-29 ...
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OECD leading multilateral efforts to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

On 9 October 2019, the OECD Secretariat published a proposal to advance international negotiations to ensure large and highly profitable Multinational Enterprises, including digital companies, pay tax wherever they have significant consumer-facing activities and generate their profits. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The new OECD proposal brings together common elements of three competing proposals from member countries, and is ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax invites comments on a draft toolkit designed to help developing countries with the implementation of transfer pricing documentation requirements

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – is seeking feedback from the public on a draft toolkit designed to help developing countries in the implementation of effective transfer pricing documentation requirements. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Transfer pricing documentation is necessary for effective implementation ...
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Release of TIWB 2018/19 annual report: “Four years on and half a billion dollars later – Tax Inspectors Without Borders”

Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) assistance has delivered nearly USD 500 million in additional revenue for developing countries through April 2019, according to the latest TIWB annual report, as announced in a press release dated 25 September 2019 published on the website of the OECD. The release of the report was already announced in a press release dated 18 September 2019. From the press release dated 25 September 2019: The ...
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Taxes on polluting fuels are too low to encourage a shift to low-carbon alternatives

Taxing polluting sources of energy is an effective way to curb emissions that harm the planet and human health, and the income generated can be used to ease the low-carbon transition for vulnerable households. Yet 70% of energy-related CO2 emissions from advanced and emerging economies are entirely untaxed, offering little incentive to move to cleaner energy, according to a new OECD report as announced in a press release published on ...
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Use of digital technologies set to increase tax compliance

The eighth edition of the OECD's Tax Administration Series published ON 23 September 2019 shows how tax administrations are increasingly moving to e-administration and using a range of technology tools, data sources and analytics to increase tax compliance, according to a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Commenting on the report, Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration ...
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IMF Working Paper: “A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands” released

On 6 September 2019, the IMF Working Paper: “A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands”, prepared by Ryota Nakatani, was released on the website of the IMF (International Monetary Fund). Summary From the summary on the website of the IMF guiding the release: “A big challenge for the economic development of small island countries is dealing with external shocks. The Pacific Islands are vulnerable to natural disasters, climate ...
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OECD releases latest dispute resolution statistics at its first Tax Certainty Day

The first OECD Tax Certainty Day took place on 16 September 2019 at OECD headquarters in Paris, according to a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: As recognised by G20 Ministers, maintaining and enhancing tax certainty brings benefits for taxpayers and tax administrations alike and is key in promoting investment, jobs and growth. This is particularly the case against the backdrop of the ...
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Boosting tax morale – so people and businesses pay tax

The willingness of individuals and businesses to voluntarily pay tax can be improved through better understanding of the complex interlinkages between enforcement, trust in government and the ease of compliance, according to a new report from the OECD. The release of the report was announced in a press release dated 11 September 2019 on the website of the OECD. Tax Morale: What Drives People and Businesses to Pay Tax? assesses the ...
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OECD Taxation Working Paper: The Potential of Tax Microdata for Tax Policy

On 9 September 2019, the release of the publication of the OECD Taxation Working Paper: The Potential of Tax Microdata for Tax Policy was announced on the website of the OECD. This paper explores one distinctive form of the ‘big data’ of economics – individual tax record microdata – and its potential for tax policy analysis. The paper draws on OECD collaborations with Slovenia and Ireland in 2018 where tax ...
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As the pace of tax reform slows, countries are urged to take bolder action

The pace of tax reforms has slowed across most leading economies and bolder tax reforms will be needed to address future challenges, according to a new OECD report. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. Tax Policy Reforms 2019 describes the latest tax reforms across all OECD countries, as well as in Argentina, Indonesia and South Africa. The report identifies major tax policy trends and ...
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OECD/G20 CbC Reporting Compilation of Peer Review Reports: key findings re Curaçao

The OECD has released the outcomes of the second phase of peer reviews of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress in continuing efforts to improve the taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. The report also contains a paragraph regarding Curaçao. Curaçao – summary of key findings Curaçao was first reviewed during the ...
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OECD/G20 CbC Reporting Compilation of Peer Review Reports: key findings re Aruba

The OECD has released the outcomes of the second phase of peer reviews of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress in continuing efforts to improve the taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. The report also contains a paragraph regarding Aruba. Aruba – summary of key findings The key findings as summarized in ...
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