Category: El Salvador

Ecuador Fights for Global Rules to Clamp Down on Tax Evasion

Ecuador’s foreign minister, leading economists and campaigners call for a new U.N. body to root out tax evaders and crack down on offshore havens. Ecuador ramped up its fight against tax dodging Wednesday as the South American country proposed a plan on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in… – Continue reading

Israel becomes 91st country to join OECD tax avoidance effort

Israel has joined 90 other countries in signing up to the OECD’s instrument to combat offshore tax avoidance and increase transparency in tax matters. The middle-eastern country became the 91st jurisdiction to sign the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters yesterday, which enables the exchange of information,… – Continue reading

International tax update – July 2015

OECD common reporting standard On 3 June 2015, the Treasurer announced that Australia had signed the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) common reporting standard (CRS) Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement which enables automatic exchange of CRS information between countries. Australia proposes to implement the CRS from 1 January 2017,… – Continue reading

El Salvador signs multilateral convention to fight tax evasion

El Salvador has become the latest country joining international efforts to fight offshore tax evasion. The Central American nation yesterday signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. In doing so, El Salvador has become the 86th member worldwide, the eighth Latin American country and the third… – Continue reading

Transfer prices: international environment and its impact on national legislation and regional operations

The countries of the Central American region have incorporated and reformed their legislations to the international regulations of Transfer prices and practically all the applicable legal provisions to related parties have already been expanded in the region, which implies, that the companies with regional presence must visualize, review and engage… – Continue reading

What would joining the OECD mean for Costa Rica?

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development formally invited Costa Rica to apply as a candidate for membership this week, five years after it began its push to join the exclusive club of developed economies. The news of Costa Rica taking one more step closer to joining the league of… – Continue reading

LatAm: corruption, tax evasion fuel inequality

These crimes hinder the development of societies, prevent strengthening the legitimacy of democracy SANTIAGO — Corruption and tax evasion are flagrant violations of human rights in Latin America, where they contribute to inequality and injustice in the countries of the region, according to studies and experts consulted by IPS. “Tax… – Continue reading