Progress Report 2020 of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax published

On 10 July 2020, the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and the World Bank – published its Progress Report 2020. The report gives a snapshot of the world's four leading multilateral organisations' co-operation in the area of domestic resource mobilisation (DRM), including in their responses to COVID-19. This was announced in a press release dated 10 July 2020 on the ...
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OECD presents international tax update to G20 Finance Ministers

The OECD Secretary-General Tax Report (July 2020) has been presented to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. The report has been posted on the website of the OECD. From the overview in the report (page 4 and further): “In responding to this crisis, the tax agenda is more relevant than ever. First, fiscal measures – in particular tax-related measures – have played and will continue to play a ...
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The Platform for Collaboration on Tax invites public comments on the draft Toolkit on Tax Treaty Negotiations

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) – 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 build capacity in tax treaty negotiations. This was announced in a press release dated 29 June 2020 on the website of the OECD. PCT's Draft Toolkit on Tax Treaty Negotiations is a joint effort to provide ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax releases toolkit to help developing countries tackle the complex issues around taxing offshore indirect transfers of assets

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) released a Toolkit on the Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers (OIT) providing guidance on the design and implementation issues when one country seeks to tax gains on the sale of interests in an entity owning assets located in that country by an entity which is a tax resident in another country. This is the third Toolkit published by the PCT to provide guidance on areas ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax: International organisations move to help developing countries improve tax systems

The world's four leading multilateral organizations working in the tax area have established their first integrated website containing information on how low- and middle-income countries can strengthen tax systems and mobilise the domestic revenue they need to address some of their urgent development challenges—including the COVID-19 pandemic. The release of the website was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The new website ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax discussed domestic resource mobilisation challenges

On 9 October 2018 the four partner organisations to the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) discussed critical challenges and opportunities for mobilising domestic resources to meet countries' development priorities, at the upcoming IMF-World Bank annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia. This follows from a press release dated 5 October 2018 as published on the website of the OECD in which the then upcoming event was announced. The four organisations include ...
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Countries must strengthen tax systems to meet Sustainable Development Goals

On 14 February 2018, the first day of a three day conference organised by the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) held at UN headquarters on "Taxation and the SDGs", major international organisations - including the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group - called on governments from around the world to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of their tax systems to generate the domestic resources needed to meet the ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax to hold its First Global Conference – Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) will hold its First Global Conference on February 14-16, 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The conference will focus on the key directions for tax policy and administration needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers and participants will include senior country policymakers, tax administrators, and representatives from academia, the private sector, civil society, donor organizations, and regional tax organizations. Conference ...
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