• Kyodo


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 by prominent politicians and business leaders.

At the two-day gathering from June 30, the Paris-based organization’s Committee on Fiscal Affairs is expected to discuss ways to identify nations that are uncooperative on taxation transparency.

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