On 22-23 February 2016, a regional network meeting on the implementation of the BEPS package was held in Dakar (Senegal), by the OECD in partnership with the CREDAF (Centre de Rencontres et d'Etudes des Dirigeants des Administrations Fiscales).
The event was hosted by the Senegal revenue agency (Direction Générale des Impôts et des Domaines) and it focused on the presentation and discussion on the BEPS reports published on 5 October 2015 and on the inclusive framework, in which all interested countries and jurisdictions will be able to participate to the Committee on Fiscal Affairs' work on an equal footing with OECD and G20 members to work on the remaining standard-setting under the BEPS Project, as well as on the review and monitoring of the implementation of the BEPS package.
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