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OECD States Tapped VAT, CIT To Achieve Record Revenues In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 7, 2018

Last year, the tax burden in OECD countries reached its highest level recorded, at 34.2 percent of gross domestic product, up 20 basis points on 2016, largely due to increasing taxes on personal consumption and companies. Read Full Story

 


OECD Reports Progress On Harmful Tax Regimes Work

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 23, 2018

Releasing a progress update, the OECD said international efforts to curb harmful tax practices and prevent the misuse of preferential tax regimes are having a tangible impact worldwide. Read Full Story

 


Ambitious Tax System Changes Still Necessary In Greece: OECD

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, May 3, 2018

In the OECD's latest report for the country, Greece has been urged to broaden its tax base and further clamp down on tax evasion. Read Full Story

 


OECD Releases New Dispute Resolution Peer Reviews

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The OECD on March 12 released a third round of peer reviews of countries' efforts to implement the BEPS minimum standard on improving tax dispute resolution mechanisms. Read Full Story

 


EU Challenges Yacht VAT Avoidance In Three States

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Cyprus, Greece, and Malta for not levying the correct amount of value-added tax on yachts. Read Full Story

 


Greece Raises BEPS Concerns With Bulgaria

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The heads of the Greek and Bulgarian tax authorities have met to discuss ways in which bilateral cooperation can be boosted with a view to reducing levels of tax avoidance and evasion, particularly with respect to Greek companies shifting profits to Bulgaria. Read Full Story

 


Five Greek Islands Allowed To Retain VAT Concessions

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Greece has agreed to keep in place reduced rates of value-added tax in five Greek islands for a further six months. Read Full Story

 


EU Commission Warns Of Tax Scam Letters

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The European Commission has warned taxpayers in Europe of letters being sent by fraudsters bearing its name and demanding the payment of tax not due. Read Full Story

 


OECD Reports Tax Trends For 2017

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, November 27, 2017

Revenues from personal income taxes have increased as a percentage of total revenues in OECD countries, while social security contributions and consumption tax receipts have fallen, according to a new report. Read Full Story

 


EU VAT Gap Release Falls Ahead Of New Anti-Fraud Action

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, October 2, 2017

The European Union value-added tax gap – the overall difference between expected VAT revenue and actual EU member state collections – was EUR152bn in 2015, says the European Commission, highlighting the need for further reforms to tackle avoidance, error, and evasion. Read Full Story

 

 

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