Released in the summer of 2013 and endorsed by the G-20, the OECD
Action Plan on BEPS identified 15 specific actions that could give governments the domestic and cross-border instruments needed to help reduce potential tax avoidance.
Michelle Levac , Transfer Pricing Specialist, Canada Revenue Agency, Chair of OECD
Working Party No.
The Country Programme is a new OECD
tool that enables some partner economies to leverage OECD
expertise and standards, strengthen institutions, and build capacity for policy reforms.
area counts more than 140,000 sub-national governments, often organised into centuries-old structures that lead to fragmentation and inefficiencies.
did not provide an update to its forecast for global growth this year, which it forecast at 3.
This unfortunate implication is neither helpful nor accurate since such payments are also base accretive for the receiving jurisdiction and a consequence of the arm's length principle which the OECD
said that in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, there was now an opportunity to adopt new energy policies with less nuclear energy which should be replaced by renewable energy.
We argue that the OECD
and LEA's bid for leadership and centralization in these issue areas is built on the comparative advantages that they enjoy as institutions--to wit, their historically accumulated expertise and distinct working methods, their close ties with the Group of 8 (G8), and their rapidly developing relationships with emerging powers.
The book also delves into key issues, such as health, education and taxation, covered by the organization's mandate and the challenges the OECD
faces to remain a "go-to place" for relevant information when primarily known as an organization most concerned with economic coordination.
provides a platform compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices, and co-ordinate domestic and international policies of its members.
More than 150 representatives from 40 OECD
and APEC member countries were present at the meeting.
said that its composite leading indicators continued to point to "an easing of economic activity in most major OECD
economies and slowdowns in most major non-OECD