Building an Investment Tax Incentives database, released on the website of the OECD

On February 24, 2022, the report ‘Building an Investment Tax Incentives database. Methodology and initial findings for 36 developing countries” has been released on the website of the OECD. The OECD has constructed an Investment Tax Incentives database which compiles granular details on corporate income tax (CIT) incentives for investment. This paper presents the methodology used to develop the database and insights from an initial data collection in 36 developing ...
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Taxpayer education is a key tool to transform tax culture and increase voluntary compliance

Raising sufficient tax revenues remains a major challenge for many countries, especially in light of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Taxpayer education can be a key tool to boost the willingness of individuals and businesses to voluntarily pay tax, and play a vital role at the heart of mobilising the tax revenues urgently needed to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a new OECD study, the second ...
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Tax Inspectors Without Borders continues to significantly boost domestic revenue mobilisation in spite of COVID-19 crisis

An effective capacity building initiative run by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to strengthen developing countries’ ability to fight tax avoidance by multinational enterprises, with operations running in 47 countries and more than USD 850 million generated in new tax revenues since July 2020. Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) provides practical, hands-on assistance to developing countries in order to ...
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Platform for Collaboration on Tax strengthened support to countries during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and the World Bank – enhanced its support to countries in the area of domestic resource mobilisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Platform for Collaboration on Tax Progress Report 2021. The report, released on Wednesday 20 October 2021, highlights that the PCT Partners are committed to deepening their tax collaboration further with a ...
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First edition of Tax Transparency in Latin America report outlines growing role of tax transparency and exchange of information in helping Latin American governments fight financial crimes and mobilise resources

On 12 July 2021, the report Tax Transparency in Latin America 2021 was published. The report is a key output of the Punta del Este Declaration, a Latin American initiative to tackle tax evasion, corruption and other financial crimes through transparency and exchange of information (EOI) for tax purposes. This has been announced with a press release on the website of the OECD. Furthermore from the press release: The report analyses the ...
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OECD supports developing countries in the time of COVID-19

On 19 May 2021, the OECD released a new report – Tax Co-operation for Development: Progress report in the COVID-19 era – looking back on the past year showing how developing countries have interacted with the OECD on a range of tax policy and administration issues. These include participating in the development and implementation of inclusive international standards; country-level capacity building programmes delivered through a variety of platforms and modalities; guidance and ...
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Tax Inspectors Without Borders and partners pass USD 1 billion milestone in additional tax revenues for developing countries

Through its innovative approach to audit assistance, Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) has strengthened significantly developing countries' ability to effectively tax multinational enterprises. During the fifth virtual TIWB Governing Board meeting on 27 April 2021, co-chaired by the OECD Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, and UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner, participants celebrated the mobilisation of more than USD 1 billion in additional tax revenues for developing countries, with nearly three times ...
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G20: Global co-operation and strong policy action needed for a sustainable recovery

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed major weaknesses in our economies that can only be fixed through greater global co-operation and strong, targeted policy action, according to a new OECD report “New Horizons” presented to the Leaders of the G20 countries at their virtual Summit this weekend. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 22 November 2020. Furthermore from the press release: New Horizons, a report requested ...
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Public urged to participate in online survey for the National Development Vision 2020-2030 (Sint Maarten)

The Government of Sint Maarten urges the public to participate in the online survey/questionnaire for the National Development Vision 2020-2030 (NDV). This has been announced with a press release posted on the website of the Government. The questionnaire will be accessible until August 31st 2020. The link to the survey/questionnaire has been taken up at the bottom of the press release. In its basic form, a National Development Vision is ...
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OECD-blog post: Building tax systems in developing countries is vital to overcoming COVID-19 and achieving the SDGs

Recently, a blog post by Ben Dickinson, Head of the Global Relations and Development Division, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration of the OECD, has been posted on the OECD-website: “Building tax systems in developing countries is vital to overcoming COVID-19 and achieving the SDGs”. CFN-bericht nr. 20200731-27 BRONDOCUMENT (link to the blog post on the website of the OECD) BRON: www.oecd.org Land/gebiedsdeel: Internationaal Betreft: internationaal belastingrecht, international taxation, OECD, ...
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Draft National Development Vision 2020-2030 now online: one of the visionary goals is to attain fiscal sustainability and an efficient and effective tax system and administration (Sint Maarten)

The (draft) National Development Vision 2020-2030, developed from the National Development Plan/Project, is now available online on the Government of Sint Maarten website. This has been announced with a press release on the website of the Government of Sint Maarten. The Department of The Interior and Kingdom Relations (the Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) has made the document (which dates from April 2020) public for the entire public to have access ...
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Suppletoire begroting 2019 Land Aruba in Afkondigingsblad

Op 30 december 2019 is de Landsverordening van 30 december 2019 tot wijziging van de Landsverordening van 21 december 2018 tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (AB 2018 no. 80) – dit betreft de Suppletoire landsbegroting voor het jaar 2019 – uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Afkondigingsblad van Aruba, jaargang 2019, no. 93 (AB 2019 no. 93). Het voorstel voor de ...
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Suppletoire begroting 2019 Land Aruba aangeboden aan de Staten

Op 17 december 2019 is door de regering van Aruba een voorstel voor een suppletoire begroting ingediend: de ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van de Landsverordening van 21 december 2018 tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (AB 2018 no. 80). Suppletoire begroting 2019 De suppletoire begroting bevat de in de najaarsnota opgenomen voorgestelde wijzigingen, technische aanpassingen en andere wijzigingen naar aanleiding van de ...
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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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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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Dossier: Begroting 2019 Aruba (AB 2018 no. 80)

Dossier: Begroting 2019 Aruba (AB 2018 no. 80) en Suppletoire begroting (AB 2019 no. 93)    Landsverordening van 21 december 2018 tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019, en Landsverordening van 30 december 2019 tot wijziging van de Landsverordening van 21 december 2018 tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (AB 2018 no. 80) ...
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OECD supporting G20 policy priorities at Osaka Summit

At their Summit in Osaka this weekend, G20 leaders agreed on a range of priorities for which analysis and support from the OECD and other international organisations are playing a crucial role. This was announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. Despite heightened tensions - in particular on trade and climate change - the leaders agreed to move forward on a broad raft of key ...
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Vaststeling landsbegroting dienstjaar 2019 in Afkondigingsblad

Op 27 december 2018 is de Landsverordening van 21 december 2018 tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019, uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Afkondigingsblad van Aruba, jaargang 2018, no. 80 (AB 2018 no. 80). Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten ...
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Begroting 2019 Aruba: voornemens rechtsbijstand en sociale rechtswinkels o.a. op het gebied van het belastingrecht

Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba op 19 november 2018 (ingeboekt ter griffie van de Staten met dagtekening 20 november 2018). Klik hier voor de aanbieding (normaal pdf) en hier voor de ontwerpbegroting zelf (normaal pdf). Over het aanbieden van het begrotingsvoorstel werd reeds eerder een nieuwsbericht geplaatst ...
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Begroting 2019 Aruba – Intentie voor vrijhandelsverdrag met Curaçao

Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba op 19 november 2018 (ingeboekt ter griffie van de Staten met dagtekening 20 november 2018). Klik hier voor de aanbieding (normaal pdf) en hier voor de ontwerpbegroting zelf (normaal pdf). Over het aanbieden van het begrotingsvoorstel werd reeds eerder een nieuwsbericht geplaatst ...
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Begroting 2019 Aruba – Versterking investeringsklimaat en fiscale maatregelen

Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba op 19 november 2018 (ingeboekt ter griffie van de Staten met dagtekening 20 november 2018). Klik hier voor de aanbieding (normaal pdf) en hier voor de ontwerpbegroting zelf (normaal pdf). Over het aanbieden van het begrotingsvoorstel werd reeds eerder een nieuwsbericht geplaatst ...
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Begroting 2019 Aruba: belastingcompliance

Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba op 19 november 2018 (ingeboekt ter griffie van de Staten met dagtekening 20 november 2018). Klik hier voor de aanbieding (normaal pdf) en hier voor de ontwerpbegroting zelf (normaal pdf). Over het aanbieden van het begrotingsvoorstel werd reeds eerder een nieuwsbericht geplaatst ...
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Begroting 2019 Aruba: belastingontvangsten

Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba op 19 november 2018 (ingeboekt ter griffie van de Staten met dagtekening 20 november 2018). Klik hier voor de aanbieding (normaal pdf) en hier voor de ontwerpbegroting zelf (normaal pdf). Over het aanbieden van het begrotingsvoorstel werd reeds eerder een ...
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Begroting 2019 Aruba: Algemene uitgangspunten en (fiscale) ontwikkelingen

Op 19 november 2018 werd de ontwerp-Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de begrotingen van de ministeries van het Land voor het dienstjaar 2019 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-896) aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba op 19 november 2018 (ingeboekt ter griffie van de Staten met dagtekening 20 november 2018). Klik hier voor de aanbieding (normaal pdf) en hier voor de ontwerpbegroting zelf (normaal pdf). Over het aanbieden van het begrotingsvoorstel werd reeds eerder een nieuwsbericht geplaatst ...
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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 launches largest source of comparable tax revenue data

A new database providing detailed and comparable tax revenue information for 80 countries around the world – and which will expand to cover more than 90 countries by the end of 2018 – was unveiled today during the 5th plenary meeting of the Inclusive Framework on BEPS, held in Lima, Peru. This was announced in a press release dated 28 June 2018 published on the website of the OECD. The Global ...
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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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