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Early restoration planning by tax administrations key to support individual and business taxpayers towards economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

Recovery from the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s lives, jobs, businesses and the wider economy is likely to be lengthy, challenging and multifaceted, with tax administrations playing a critical role in restoration planning, according to a new OECD report. Lees verder

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Under cover of capital gains, the hyper-rich have been getting richer than we thought | Polly Toynbee

A new report reveals the true wealth of the top 1%. Some hope coronavirus will even things out – but don’t bank on it

Ever since 2010, the government has claimed we have been “all in this together” during the lost decade of austerity. Rich and poor alike are taking a hit; that was what they told us.

When anyone complains of “rising inequality” – because that’s how it feels for so many people – the Tories and their commentariat brandish official statistics showing it’s not so. The dial on the Gini coefficient hasn’t shifted for years, they claim. The Gini coefficient is measured between 0 and 100 – with 0 indicating that income is shared equally among all people and rising to 100 in extreme income inequality. The story was that the rich also took a beating in this long period of austerity imposed by successive Tory governments – and they didn’t get richer.

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Top 1% of British earners get 17% of nation’s income

Analysis shows top of society get larger slice of income than previously thought

The highest paid 1% of British earners received nearly 17% of all the country’s income ahead of the Covid-19 crisis, according to a study making allowance for the concentration of taxable capital gains among the better off.

Analysis by Warwick University, the London School of Economics and the Resolution Foundation of previously confidential HMRC data showed that the top 1% had a growing and much bigger slice of income than previously thought.

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UK told to pay EU’s costs after being sued over City tax breaks

UK ‘breached directive’ when it failed to inform EU of zero-rate of VAT given to commodities traders

The British government has been ordered to pay the European commission’s legal costs after being successfully sued for granting City traders a tax break without EU permission.

The European court of justice ruled that the UK had breached an EU directive by failing to notify Brussels of a zero-rate of VAT given to commodities traders over the last four decades.

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Czech Republic and Korea deposit their instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

Today, the Czech Republic and Korea deposited their instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) with the OECD’s Secretary-General, therewith underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises. The MLI enters into force for both countries on 1 September 2020. Lees verder

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Treasury considers tax hikes and pay freezes to cover Covid-19 costs

Britain’s budget deficit expected to hit £337bn this year after spending surge

Raising taxes or imposing a public sector wage freeze are among the options on the table to pay for a government borrowing boom during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a leaked Treasury document.

The internal report estimated Britain’s budget deficit – the gap between government income and expenditure – is on course to hit £337bn this year after a dramatic increase in public spending to cushion the economic fallout from the disease, while tax income has been eviscerated by lockdown measures.

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Treasury considers tax hikes and pay freezes to cover Covid-19 costs

Britain’s budget deficit expected to hit £337bn this year after spending surge

Raising taxes or imposing a public sector wage freeze are among the options on the table to pay for a government borrowing boom during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a leaked Treasury document.

The internal report estimated Britain’s budget deficit – the gap between government income and expenditure – is on course to hit £337bn this year after a dramatic increase in public spending to cushion the economic fallout from the disease, while tax income has been eviscerated by lockdown measures.

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Public consultation meeting on the 2020 Review of Country-by-Country Reporting (BEPS Action 13)

The OECD sought public comments on the 2020 Review of Country-by-Country Reporting. This public consultation meeting focused on the key questions identified in the consultation document and raised in the written submissions received as part of the cons… Lees verder

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Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenue gains under threat amid deteriorating regional outlook

Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) increased to 23.1% of GDP on average in 2018, according to the new edition of Revenue Statistics in Latin America in the Caribbean published today. However, these gains are now under threat as a result of the region’s deteriorating fiscal outlook, which has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Lees verder

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Media Advisory – Release of OECD Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

The ninth edition of the tax policy publication Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean will be launched on Thursday 7 May on the occasion of an online Seminar hosted by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Int… Lees verder

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Tax and fiscal policies central to governments’ responses to Covid-19 crisis

With global economic activity facing a historic drop and government spending rising dramatically, the implications of the Covid-19 crisis on public finances and tax revenues are significant. Lees verder

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Brussel breidt onderzoek Nederlandse belastingdeal Ikea uit

BRUSSEL (ANP) – De Europese Commissie breidt haar diepgaande onderzoek naar belastingdeals in Nederland in 2006 en 2011 met meubelgigant IKEA uit. Het oorspronkelijke onderzoek begon in 2017 en draait om een constructie met intellectuele eigendomsrechten, waardoor dochterbedrijf Inter IKEA Systems minder belasting dan andere bedrijven zou hoeven te betalen. De commissie "breidt de reikwijdte van het onderzoek nu uit naar de jaarlijkse belastingaanslagen", meldt het dagelijks EU-bestuur. Lees verder

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Brussel breidt onderzoek Nederlandse belastingdeal Ikea uit

BRUSSEL (ANP) – De Europese Commissie breidt haar diepgaande onderzoek naar belastingdeals in Nederland in 2006 en 2011 met meubelgigant IKEA uit. Het oorspronkelijke onderzoek begon in 2017 en draait om een constructie met intellectuele eigendomsrechten, waardoor dochterbedrijf Inter IKEA Systems minder belasting dan andere bedrijven zou hoeven te betalen. De commissie "breidt de reikwijdte van het onderzoek nu uit naar de jaarlijkse belastingaanslagen", meldt het dagelijks EU-bestuur. Lees verder

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New OECD data provides a baseline for measuring the impact of COVID-19 on labour taxes

Labour taxes on the average worker across OECD countries continued to decline for the sixth consecutive year in 2019, according to a new OECD report. Lees verder

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Consumption tax revenues under COVID-19: Lessons from the 2008 global financial crisis

As a result of COVID-19, public life has come to a sudden halt and consumer spending is plummeting. How will this crisis and the policy actions taken in response affect tax revenues? And what lessons can be learned from the previous global financial cr… Lees verder

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