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Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters

Group picture of Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax MattersThe Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters as a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council is responsible for keeping under review and update, as necessary, the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries and the Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries. It also provides a framework for dialogue with a view to enhancing and promoting international tax cooperation among national tax authorities and assesses how new and emerging issues could affect this cooperation. The Committee is also responsible for making recommendations on capacity-building and the provision of technical assistance to developing countries and countries with economies in transition. In all its activities, the Committee gives special attention to developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

Announcements

New Mr. Eric Mensah, Coordinator of the Subcommittee on Extractive Industries Taxation Issues for Developing Countries has put forth for public comment the first working drafts that are currently under consideration by the Subcommittee: Overview Note, Capital Gains Taxation and Indirect Sale, VAT in the Extractive Industries, Taxation Guidelines for Worldwide Decommissioning, Note on Selected Treaty Issues in Relation to Extractive Industries. Comments are welcome from all stakeholders until 16 February 2015 and should be send to Ilka Ritter at ritter@un.org

New Appointment of three new members to the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters

NewTenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters: 27-31 October 2014, Geneva - presentations are available

Draft ECOSOC decision (E/2014/L.11) on “Venue and dates of and provisional agenda for the tenth session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters”

Request for further feedback on BEPS issues for developing countries

Questionnaire by Pragya Saksena: Country practices regarding Article 13(4) of the UN Model Convention"

Subcommittee on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Issues for Developing Countries—information note and request for feedback by 8 August 2014. French and Spanish versions are now available.

Letter from Stig Sollund: Update of the UN Transfer Pricing Manual

Note by the Secretary-General (E/2013/9/Add.10) on "Appointment of 25 members to the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters"

Guide to the Mutual Agreement Procedure under Tax Treaties

United Nations Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing Countries

For more information, please contact: Michael Lennard, Secretary,
Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
Email: taxffdoffice@un.org

 
 
 

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