Upcoming events: commissioners represent ICRICT in events in Berlin and Paris

On 28-29 May 2018 in Berlin, the Global Solutions Summit will bring together leading think tanks from around the world, global policy-makers, business leaders and constructive NGOs with only one aim: to find solutions for global challenges. With the participation of ICRICT commissioner Edmund Valpy Fitzgerald.

On 31 May 2018 in Paris, the French Assemblée Nationale invited ICRICT commissioners Gabriel Zucman and Eva Joly to listen to their vision on how to fight against corporate tax evasion and tax avoidance strategies.

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Upcoming events: Commissioners represent ICRICT in events in New York, Yogyakarta and Bogotá.

-The 2018 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum), New York (USA), 23-26 April 2018 (with Léonce Ndikumana)

- Second annual Developing Country Forum for Cooperation in International Tax Matters, Yogyakarta, (Indonesia), 25-27 April (with Kim Jacinto Henares and Govinda Rao)

- Los Retos de la Próxima Reforma Tributaria: una mirada al contexto internacional, Bogotá (Colômbia), 3 May (with José Antonio Ocampo)

-La reforma de la tributación corporativa internacional: perspectiva de la ICRICT, Bogotá (Colômbia), 4 May (with José Antonio Ocampo)

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Jayati Ghosh and Wayne Swan join ICRICT as new commissioners

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ICRICT is pleased to announce that Jayati Ghosh and Wayne Swan have accepted to join the Commission. Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Jayati Ghosh is one of the world's leading development economist. As the former finance minister (2007-2013) of Australia, Wayne Swan is credited with having introduced the economic stimulus package which kept Australia out of recession during the global financial crisis.

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Jayati Ghosh and Wayne Swan join ICRICT as new commissioners

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ICRICT is pleased to announce that Jayati Ghosh and Wayne Swan have accepted to join the Commission. Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Jayati Ghosh is one of the world's leading development economist. As the former finance minister (2007-2013) of Australia, Wayne Swan is credited with having introduced the economic stimulus package which kept Australia out of recession during the global financial crisis.

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International corporate tax reform needs a comprehensive approach

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International corporate tax reform needs a comprehensive approach

The first meeting of the G20 finance ministers under the Argentinian presidency will take place this week in Buenos Aires. International taxation of multinationals will be again on the agenda, as six EU/G20 countries have recently written a letter to the Argentinian minister (g20 chair) to ensure that a global response to the tax challenges raised by the digital economy is identified.

The Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT) shares the concerns raised in this letter that immediate actions, preferably on a coordinated basis, are required to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy.

 

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The EU must lead the world on tackling corporate tax avoidance

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The European Parliament should vote on Thursday (15 March) in favour of the European Commission’s proposal for a Common Corporate Tax Base (“CCTB”) and a common consolidated corporate tax base (“CCCTB”).

ICRICT welcomes this initiative as a key step towards curbing multinational tax avoidance.

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Time For The UN To Act To End Tax Abuse And Financial Secrecy

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The existence of tax havens does not add to overall global wealth or well-being; they serve no useful economic purpose. Whilst these jurisdictions undoubtedly benefit some rich individuals and multinational corporations, this benefit is at the expense of others, and they therefore serve to increase inequality.

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