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Stories that are tagged 'G20'

New Zealand Updates Tax Treaty With Hong Kong

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 14 hours ago | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New Zealand has updated its double tax agreement with Hong Kong to allow for the automatic exchange of information in tax matters between the two jurisdictions. Read Full Story


Guatemala Makes Leap Forward On Tax Transparency

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Last updated 41 hours ago | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

In an effort to improve its international standing in tax matters, Guatemala has signed a multilateral tax convention to provide assistance to other countries in tax matters. Read Full Story


68 Jurisdictions Sign BEPS Multilateral Instrument

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, June 8, 2017

68 countries have signed the OECD's Multilateral Convention, designed to swiftly implement a series of tax treaty-related measures proposed in the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting project into these countries' double tax agreements. Read Full Story


CIOT Discusses BEPS Changes To UK Tax Treaties

by Amanda Banks,, London

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has said some UK firms will be impacted by the UK transposing the OECD's BEPS recommendations on preventing treaty abuse into the nation's tax treaty network and domestic law. Read Full Story


Switzerland Explains BEPS Changes To Treaty Network

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Switzerland has explained how it will amend its double tax agreements, after it signed the OECD's new multilateral tax compact to implement anti-base erosion and profit shifting measures. Read Full Story


OECD Pushes Tax Reform To Address Wealth Disparity

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The OECD has called on governments to make changes to their tax regimes to support poverty-reduction. Read Full Story


Bahamas To Sign OECD Anti-Tax Avoidance Convention

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Bahamas Government says it will sign up to the OECD's Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, joining 111 jurisdictions currently participating in the Convention. Read Full Story


G20 Nations Should Work Together On Carbon Taxation: OECD

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

G20 countries should share experiences on taxing carbon dioxide emissions, to develop more effective regimes, a new report from the OECD says. Read Full Story


Lebanon Joins OECD's Multilateral Tax Pact

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lebanon became the 111th jurisdiction to sign the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters on May 12, 2017. Read Full Story


Ecuador Joins Tax Transparency Global Forum

by Glen Shapiro,, Washington

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ecuador has joined the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes as its 140th member. Read Full Story




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