OECD

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Income tax rises across OECD

Trend of increasing burden on the individual continues across OECD

11 Apr 2014

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ACCA research disputes corporate tax base erosion

Research commissioned by ACCA finds "little evidence" for corporate tax base erosion in advanced economies

01 Apr 2014

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Murdoch tax rebate reopens international debate

News Corp receives $882m rebate

17 Feb 2014

US tech companies move against tax avoidance reforms

US lobby group attempts to halt curbs against tech firms' tax structures

20 Jan 2014

Isle of Man given top tax compliance rating by OECD

Isle of Man one of OECD's 18 top-rate tax compliant nations

25 Nov 2013

OECD: Reform of R&D tax systems needed

Better-designed R&D tax credits would see governments receive a greater return on investment, says the OECD

14 Oct 2013

Europe throws weight behind OECD tax avoidance curbs

José Barroso and Herman van Rompuy express their support for the OECD tax action plan in a letter sent to EU heads of state

26 Jul 2013

OECD to unveil business tax avoidance action plan to G20

The OECD outlines its proposals to address tax base erosion by multinational businesses

19 Jul 2013

Gauke hints at business tax reform

Exchequer secretary David Gauke suggests work with the OECD could close loopholes allowing companies to shift profits into low-tax jurisdictions

28 Jun 2013

Cameron hails ‘tax havens’ agreement “step forward”

Crown dependencies sign "vital" agreement on tax transparency ahead of G8 summit

17 Jun 2013

FTSE 100 companies criticised over use of tax havens

ActionAid report criticises big business's use of tax havens after G7 pledges more work against avoidance

13 May 2013

Multinationals' tax affairs "hurting" growth and investment - OECD

Following a report into the tax affairs of multinationals, the OECD is to draw up an action plan to increase yields

13 Feb 2013

Transfer pricing more workable than unitary tax, say tax chiefs

A unitary tax would pose huge difficulties in implementation, say tax chiefs from OECD and PwC

03 Dec 2012

OECD sets 'test' to stamp out international tax avoidance

The OECD attempts to clarify as it clamps down on tax avoidance through treaty shopping

24 Oct 2012

€100bn windfall if G20 tackles tax evasion

Think-tank OECD believes global co-operation could have a huge impact on tackling tax evasion

04 Nov 2011

OECD appoints new tax head

Pascal Saint Amans takes top tax role

02 Aug 2011

Tax burden falls for three years

OECD reveals study showing the tax burden has fallen in UK for three consecutive years

16 Dec 2010

Caribbean trio secure OECD tax endorsement

Dominica, Grenada and Saint Lucia join OECD roster of countries which have substantially implemented transparency and exchange of information standards

20 May 2010

Country-by-country reviews launched

OECD says 15 countries are participating in a peer review process set up by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information

19 Mar 2010

OECD praises 300 tax information handovers

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development lauds tax haven moves to exchange information

20 Jan 2010

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

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The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

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Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

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Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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