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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OECD Secretary-General report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

On 8 June 2019, the OECD released the 2019 OECD Secretary-General Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. The report contains a brief overview provided by the Secretary-General (see hereafter) as well as tables and overviews regarding the status of various actions. Aruba Aruba is being welcomed as one of the 13 new members of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, since the last report of the Secretary-General ...
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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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OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty – 2018 Update

On 22 July 2018, the OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty – 2018 Update was published on the website of the OECD. This report was originally published as Annex 3 to the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, which was issued on 22 July 2018 after the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina (see a separate article in today’s CFN-issue). This report from ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax invites final comments on a revised version of its report on the “Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers of Assets”

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – invites final comments on a revised version of its report on the “Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers of Assets”: The Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers: A Toolkit - Draft Version 2 (also available in French and Spanish). This was announced in a press release dated 16 July 2018 published on the website of the ...
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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 by the IGF under a programme of co-operation with the OECD, to help governments anticipate ...
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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 deductions, according to the OECD in a press release of 18 April 2018 with the ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax invites comments on a draft toolkit on the taxation of offshore indirect transfers of assets

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – is seeking public feedback on a draft toolkit designed to help developing countries tackle the complexities of taxing offshore indirect transfers of assets, according to an announcement dated 1 August 2017 on the website of the OECD. For more information, click here. CFN-artikelnr. 20170804-9 BRONDOCUMENT BRON: www.oecd.org Land/gebiedsdeel: IMF, OECD, UN, ...
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The Platform for Collaboration on Tax delivers a toolkit to help developing countries address the lack of comparables for transfer pricing analyses and better understand mineral product pricing practices

  The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) – a joint initiative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (UN) and World Bank Group – has published a toolkit names A Toolkit for Addressing Difficulties in Accessing Comparables Data for Transfer Pricing Analyses to provide practical guidance to developing countries to better protect their tax bases, according to an announcement on the website of ...
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