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  • 27-July-2018

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    Antigua and Barbuda becomes the 125th jurisdiction to join the most powerful multilateral instrument against offshore tax evasion and avoidance

    Antigua and Barbuda today signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. It is the 125th jurisdiction to join the Convention.

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  • 26-July-2018

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    OECD invites taxpayer input on sixth batch of Dispute Resolution peer reviews (BEPS Action 14)

    The OECD is gathering input for the Stage 1 peer reviews of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, India, Latvia, Lithuania and South Africa, and invites taxpayers to submit input on specific issues relating to access to MAP, clarity and availability of MAP guidance and the timely implementation of MAP agreements for each of these jurisdictions using the taxpayer input questionnaire.

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  • 23-July-2018

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    Ukraine signs landmark agreement to strengthen its tax treaties

    Today, Ukraine signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the Convention). Ukraine becomes the 83rd jurisdiction to join the Convention, which will update the existing network of bilateral tax treaties to reduce opportunities for tax avoidance by multinational enterprises.

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  • 22-July-2018

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    OECD joins with Argentina to fight financial crime

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Argentina’s Minister of Treasury Nicolás Dujovne presided today over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a centre of the OECD Academy for Tax and Financial Crime Investigation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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  • 20-July-2018

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    OECD launches programme in Islamabad to support Pakistan in implementing new international tax standards

    As part of a mission held from 16 to 19 July 2018 in Islamabad, Pakistan aimed at launching the induction programme to support the implemention of the BEPS measures and initiating the TIWB programme, an OECD delegation met in Islamabad to discuss the progress of the country in implementing the new international standards to combat tax avoidance and tax evasion.

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  • 20-July-2018

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    OECD, government officials and parliamentarians discuss developments in international tax co-operation at high-level meeting in Georgia

    Over 70 participants from 20 countries in Europe and Central Asia gathered Georgia for a high-level regional event on Developments in International Tax Co-operation on 17-18 July 2018. Participants discussed policy responses to fighting tax evasion and avoidance, as well as the opportunities and challenges presented by the practical implementation of international standards on tax transparency and BEPS.

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  • 16-July-2018

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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 – has undertaken, at the request of the G20, the development of a series of “toolkit” reports to help guide developing countries in the implementation of policy options for issues in international taxation of greatest relevance to these countries.

  • 16-July-2018

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    Global Forum publishes tax transparency compliance ratings for seven jurisdictions and welcomes three new members

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum), published today seven peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on tax transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR).

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  • 5-July-2018

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    Major enlargement of the global network for the automatic exchange of offshore account information as over 100 jurisdictions get ready for exchanges

    Today, the OECD published a new set of bilateral exchange relationships established under the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (CRS MCAA), bringing the total number of relationships to over 3200, an increase of more than 500 since April of this year.

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  • 5-July-2018

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    OECD launches programme in Abidjan to support Côte d'Ivoire in implementing new international tax standards

    On 4 July 2018, in Abidjan, an OECD delegation met with the State Secretariat to the Prime Minister in charge of Budget and State Portfolio to discuss the progress made in the implementation of new international standards to combat tax fraud and tax evasion.

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