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The OECD has invited comments on a discussion draft on proposed changes to the OECD model tax convention to prevent tax treaty abuse.

MPs have warned that HMRC’s action against tax avoiders continues to be “unacceptably slow”, putting tax revenues at risk.

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G20 leaders have made “real progress” towards ensuring that “big companies pay the tax they owe”, David Cameron said at the end of the G20 summit in Brisbane yesterday.

The UK and German governments have reached agreement on a proposal to restrict the UK’s patent box tax relief, i

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Proposed changes to the definition of permanent establishment (PE) and current transfer pricing guidelines on intra-group charges are set out in two OECD discussion papers released for consulta

The chairman of the Commons Public Accounts Committee has warned against countries “adopting a two-faced approach” to tax policy by signing up to international standards while engaging in tax c

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Yesterday’s “massive” signing in Berlin of an agreement implementing the new OECD standard on automatic exchange of information is a “game changer” in the fight against tax evasion, said OECD s

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The phased abolition of the controversial “double Irish” tax scheme and introduction of a new tax relief for intellectual property will enhance Ireland’s corporate tax regime and align it with

Professional services firms have a role to play in helping companies think about what is “acceptable and appropriate” in managing their tax affairs, PwC’s global chairman has said.

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More taxes will be needed to contribute to deficit reduction and address “unacceptable inequalities”, business secretary Vince Cable has told the Liberal Democrats conference in Glasgow.

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