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Transfer Pricing & International Tax
12 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
G20 finance ministers endorse reforms »
Author: OECD G20 finance ministers endorse reforms to the international tax system for curbing avoidance by multination...
06 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD presents outputs of OECD/G20 BEPS Project for discussion at G20 Finance Ministers meeting »
Author: OECD Reforms to the international tax system for curbing avoidance by multinational enterprises Watch the li...
29 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transfer pricing: Is there a need to prepare transfer pricing documentation? »
Author: Wendy Lumsden (Mazars) In South Africa, as is the trend internationally, the focus on transfer pricing is growin...
28 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD’s Gurría urges countries to act on UN Sustainable Development Goals »
Author: OECD OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today called on all countries to fully engage with the new Sustainable...
28 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD to release BEPS package for reform of the international tax system to tackle tax avoidance »
Author: OECD The OECD will release the final package of measures for a co-ordinated international approach to reform the...
21 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD launches report on greater co-operation and information sharing between government agencies »
Author: OECD Vast amounts are lost to illicit financial flows, including tax evasion, money laundering, bribery and corr...
16 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Achieving fiscal consolidation while promoting social cohesion in Japan »
Authors: Randall Jones and Kohei Fukawa (OECD) With gross government debt of 226% of GDP, Japan’s fiscal situation is in...
15 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A whole of government approach to fighting financial crime »
Author: OECD Financial crime is one of the greatest threats to the economic and social well‑being of people living in al...
07 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax systems to support creation and success of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) »
Author: OECD SMEs form the vast majority of businesses in most countries and contribute strongly to employment and econo...
24 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improving public sector efficiency for more inclusive growth in Latvia »
Authors: Caroline Klein and Robert W.R. Price (OECD) This working paper explores avenues to improve public sector effici...
24 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing tax revenues is crucial to development in emerging Asian economies »
Author: OECD Increasing tax revenues and ensuring sustainable domestic resource mobilisation will be critical as emergin...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The OECD takes further steps to putting an end to offshore tax evasion »
Author: OECD The OECD today releases three new reports to help jurisdictions and financial institutions implement the gl...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New South Africa and Mauritius Double Taxation Agreement »
Author: Dr Beric Croome (ENSafrica) National Treasury published a media release on 17 June 2015 advising that a new Doub...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transfer Pricing in South Africa: 15 by 2015 »
Author: Roxanna Nyiri (BDO South Africa) National tax laws have not kept pace with the globalisation of corporation...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New report compares performance, best practices and trends in 56 tax administrations »
Author: OECD Tax administrations continue to face the challenges of improving their performance while reducing costs, de...
11 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS to waive penalties for voluntary disclosure? »
Author: Nel Schoeman (Maitland) The rapid development in international tax transparency over the past two years in...
03 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Permanent establishment – a South African perspective »
  Author: PwC South Africa   In cases where South Africa has concluded an agreement with another country...
28 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fiscal constitutions: An empirical assessment »
Authors: Hansjörg Blöchliger & Jaroslaw Kantorowic (OECD) Fiscal constitutions comprise the set of rules and framewo...
28 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sustaining the economic expansion in New Zealand »
Author: Corinne Luu (OECD) The NZ economy has performed well over the past few years, having achieved relatively strong...
22 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD releases Economic Assessment of South Africa »
Author: OECD The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its Economic Report of South Afr...
21 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD focus on tax audits »
Author: Chartered Accountants Ireland A new initiative known as Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) has been launched...
15 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Consultation on options for low income countries’ effective and efficient use of tax incentives »
Author: OECD The G20’s Development Working Group (DWG) has invited four International Organisations (IMF, OECD, UN and W...
14 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD holds three tax events in Addis to promote domestic resource mobilisation »
Author: OECD The OECD is holding  three tax events  on the side-lines of the 3rd International Conference...
14 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Inspectors Without Borders: OECD and UNDP to work with developing countries »
Author: OECD The OECD and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched a new initiative to help develop...
13 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Much better use can and must be made of taxes to help reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions »
Author: OECD Much better use can and must be made of taxes to help reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, concl...
13 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revenue statistics: Counting better to count more »
Author: Jocelyn Pierre (OECD Observer) Meeting budgetary targets is hard enough in any country, but for developing...
13 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax side events: Third International Conference on financing for development, Addis Ababa »
Author: OECD These side events are organised by the OECD in partnership with UN-DESA and UNDP, and with support from a g...
08 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exemption from donations tax and the net value of an estate »
Authors: Nicole Paulsen and Gigi Nyanin  (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 1 July 2015, the South African Revenue Ser...
03 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
State levies – tax or regulatory charge? »
  Author: PwC South Africa The application by billionaire Mark Shuttleworth to obtain a refund of a levy impose...
29 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The new MOU with Mauritius »
Author: BDO South Africa SARS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) on 2...
29 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cross-issue of shares and tax-free corporate migrations »
Author: Heinrich Louw ( DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In the 2015 Budget, the Minister of Finance indicated that paragraph...
25 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mauritius deepens its commitment to fight international tax avoidance and evasion »
Author: OECD In line with the international movement towards more transparency and exchange of information, Mauritius ha...
25 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy taxes misaligned with environmental impacts of energy use »
Author: OECD Governments are under-utilising taxation as a tool to curb the environmental consequences of energy use, fo...
24 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public comments received on discussion draft on BEPS Action 8 (Hard-to-value intangibles) »
Author: OECD On 4 June 2015, interested parties were  invited to comment  on a discussion draft on Action 8 (H...
24 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public comments received on revised discussion draft on follow-up work on BEPS Action 6 »
Author: OECD On 22 May 2015, interested parties were  invited to comment  on a revised discussion dr...

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