January 25, 2013
L’OCDE publie aujourd’hui un très important rapport sur la fiscalité des multinationales qui servira de base aux prochaines discussions des gouvernements mondiaux pour « lutter contre l’érosion de la base d’imposition et le transfert de bénéfices ». Il sera présenté à la réunion du G20 Finance de ce week-end à Moscou.
R. Mitchell, Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report
Reproduced with permission from Daily Tax Report, 17 DTR I-2 (Jan. 25, 2013). Copyright 2013 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <http://www.bna.com>
January 16, 2013
The OECD business community congratulates the OECD and WTO on the launch of the Database on Trade in Value-Added (TiVA), which is seen as a key asset in trade policy.
January 16, 2013
On the occasion of BIAC’s annual meeting with the OECD Ambassadors, BIAC Chair Charles P. Heeter led a delegation of senior private sector representatives in reiterating BIAC’s call to policymakers for urgent confidence-building measures to ensure a strong return to private sector-led growth.
November 9, 2012
BIAC welcomes the first OECD Global Forum on VAT in Paris, which took place this week on 7-8 November as a platform for exchanging best practices and co-ordination on cross border aspects of Value Added Tax (VAT) in an increasingly complex and integrated global economy.
July 26, 2012
BIAC today joins the OECD in welcoming a new model international tax agreement designed to improve cross-border tax compliance and boost transparency that will simplify the requirements for reporting under the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). This new model will provide for automatic exchange between governments thereby reducing compliance costs for financial institutions.
May 22, 2012
As governments struggle to find the right combination of policies to create jobs, boost demand and spur economic growth a new report from BIAC and the American Chamber of Commerce in France suggests that women’s economic empowerment is a powerful resource. Unleashing women’s talent and creative potential in the workplace bears significant and well-documented economic gains not only for companies, but for women themselves, economies and societies as a whole.
April 11, 2012
The OECD business community welcomes the new Recommendation of the Council on Regulatory Policy and Governance as adopted by OECD Council on 22 March 2012, and calls for credible government action to effectively implement the principles in the Recommendation.
February 9, 2012
BIAC welcomes the joint statement by the US and France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom to develop an intergovernmental approach to the implementation of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
September 27, 2011
In a meeting Monday with Labour Ministers from the G20 countries, BIAC called for strong action by governments to avoid the devastating effects a “double-dip” global recession would have on employment.
“Without decisive action, we risk prolonging record levels of long-term unemployment and having millions more young people enter adulthood without the prospect of meaningful work,” said BIAC Chairman Charles P. Heeter. “This would be tragic for the individuals involved, their families and our societies.”
June 22, 2011
“Governments and the private sector need to work together to offer innovative solutions for health promotion, disease prevention and treatment that will help address the rising health care costs and challenges presented by ageing populations,” stated Ms. Nicole Denjoy, Chair of the BIAC Task Force on Health Care Policy. “We need to move from sick care to health care.”
Speaking to over 100 senior policymakers, business figures and academics at the OECD 50th Anniversary Health Conference on meeting the challenges of ageing and multiple morbidities, co-sponsored by the Business Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC), Ms. Denjoy highlighted the business case for greater collaboration with governments to generate improved health outcomes and greater efficiency in the future.