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Latin America, Caribbean Tax Mix Vulnerable To COVID-19 Hit

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, May 15, 2020

The tax burden in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) increased to a record 23.1 percent of GDP in 2018, according to a new OECD report. However, it warns the territories will face considerable financial pressures owing to COVID-19 because of their systems' reliance on indirect tax revenues. Read Full Story


Eight States' Tax Transparency Frameworks Reviewed

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The OECD Global Forum has released eight peer review reports, for Brunei, Macau, Switzerland, Barbados, the Seychelles, Liberia, Peru, and Tunisia, on the jurisdictions' efforts to adopt and comply with international tax standards on transparency and the exchange of tax-related information on request.Read Full Story


EU Adds Cayman Isles, Panama, Seychelles To Tax Blacklist

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The EU has added the Cayman Islands, Palau, Panama, and the Seychelles to its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, bringing the total tally to 12 from 8. Read Full Story


Netherlands Adds To Tax Blacklist

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Barbados and Turkmenistan have been added to the Netherlands' list of low-tax jurisdictions for the purposes of enforcing certain anti-tax avoidance rules, the Dutch Ministry of Finance announced on December 30, 2019. Read Full Story


Caribbean Territories To Undergo Dispute Resolution BEPS Peer Review

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The OECD has launched a review of dispute resolution mechanisms in place in Aruba, Bahrain, Barbados, Gibraltar, Greenland, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam, as part of follow-up work under BEPS Action Plan Action 14. Read Full Story


OECD Seeks Input On 13 New Dispute Resolution Peer Reviews

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, November 25, 2019

The OECD is seeking input from taxpayers on dispute resolution mechanisms in place in Aruba, Bahrain, Barbados, Gibraltar, Greenland, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam, as part of follow-up work under BEPS Action Plan Action 14. Read Full Story














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