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In addition to an update on the progress we are making to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, the report also provides an update on the other G20 tax deliverables (tax transparency, implementation of the BEPS measures and capacity building to support developing countries), which continue to produce successful results.
The OECD has been leading international talks to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and is aiming towards a landmark agreement on new tax rules in 2021. Grace Perez-Navarro, Deputy Director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, explains the issues.
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This report contains two parts. Part I reports on the activities and achievements in the OECD’s international tax agenda. Part II reports on the activities and achievements of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
The fifth edition of the tax policy publication Revenue Statistics in Africawill be launched on Thursday, 12 November 2020. The report provides an overview of the main taxation trends from 1990 to 2018 in 30 countries, including Chad, Lesotho, Malawi, and Namibia for the first time.
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In addition to an update on the progress we are making to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, the report provides the latest progress on other G20 deliverables: notably on tax transparency with the 2019 AEOI figures, implementation of the BEPS standards & capacity building for developing countries.
This policy response focuses on practical ways in which countries can use green budgeting and tax policy tools to implement stimulus packages that support a green recovery, and the inter-linked role of both tax and spend measures in aligning stimulus programmes with decarbonisation objectives.
The Africa Initiative’s 8th annual meeting brought together more than 150 participants from 27 African countries and 20 organisations. Representatives reflected on current challenges faced by administrations and highlighted the importance of exchange of information (EOI) and other forms of administrative co-operation in supporting domestic resource mobilisation in these challenging times.
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that weaknesses in one country’s health sector can rapidly become a health challenge for other countries. Additionally, as countries around the world, including Côte d’Ivoire and Morocco, face the current economic and health crisis, the sense of urgency to mobilise domestic resources has increased.
While the size of fiscal packages has varied across countries, most have been significant, and some countries have taken unprecedented action. Initial government responses focused on providing income support to households and liquidity to businesses to help them stay afloat. As the crisis has continued, many countries have expanded their initial fiscal packages.