Apr 27, 2016

OECD schedules talks in Kyoto on global tax avoidance

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development will hold a meeting in Kyoto in late June to address tax avoidance, government officials said Wednesday. The meeting will come on the heels of the so-called Panama Papers scandal, which cast a spotlight on tax avoidance ...

Apr 13, 2016

OECD chief calls for consumption tax of 'at least 15%'

The chief of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development suggested Wednesday that Japan raise the consumption tax from the current 8 percent to “at least 15 percent” at some point in the future. Speaking after a meeting in Tokyo with Prime Minister Shinzo ...

OECD chief expects Panama to cooperate on tax cheats

Apr 11, 2016

OECD chief expects Panama to cooperate on tax cheats

The chief of the OECD said Monday that the Panamanian government is expected to cooperate in international efforts to prevent tax avoidance after the revelation of the Panama Papers. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria said during a news conference in Tokyo that the vice president ...

Nov 9, 2015

OECD cuts global economic outlook for 2016 amid China slowdown

The OECD has slashed its global economic outlook for 2016, reflecting subdued trade growth amid China’s economic slowdown. The organization now expects the global economy to grow 3.3 percent next year, downgraded from 3.6 percent in its September forecast, as other emerging markets have ...