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Founded in 1992, the International Tax Policy Forum (ITPF) sponsors nonpartisan academic research and conferences to promote an informed dialogue on international tax issues. Currently, ITPF's membership includes more than 40 major, U.S.-based multinational companies. Contact Us

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Board of Advisors

Alan J. Auerbach
Mihir A. Desai
Michael Devereux
Michael J. Graetz
Michelle Hanlon
James R. Hines, Jr., Research Director
Matthew Slaughter

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Glen Hubbard

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Brexit a clear opportunity to attract FDI says Davy

by Robert McHugh (Business World)

President Trump and EU corporate tax reform proposals have provided fresh impetus to the debate on Ireland’s attractiveness as a location for foreign direct investment (FDI), according to a report today by Davy Stockbrokers.

Davy believe that the changes to the US corporate tax regime will have a limited impact. In addition, EU plans for a common consolidated tax base will not be implemented they say.
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Uncertainty and concern follow voter rejection of Switzerlands company tax...

by Le News

Speaking to Tribune de Genève, Serge Dal Busco, Geneva’s minister of finance, voiced his concerns about last Sunday’s rejection of Switzerland’s planned company tax reform. At the same time he remains optimistic about the chances of a new federal corporate tax reform project.

His biggest concern is that Bern might backtrack on its promise to help the cantons replace the lost tax revenue created by lowering standard tax rates. Switzerland’s federal government promised around CHF 1.2 billion to the cantons and communes, had the vote been accepted.
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Developing Countries Lack Political Will to Adopt AEOI, Says OECD Official

Tax Analysts

by Alexander Lewis (Tax Notes)

As the OECD strives to help developing countries enhance their tax systems through the automatic exchange of information (AEOI), it has run into several problems, including a lack of awareness and political will to make the necessary changes, according to an OECD official.

Speaking at a February 16 tax fairness conference organized by the Department of Taoiseach in Dublin, Monica Bhatia, head of the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, said that while the Global Forum has seen great success in the last five years, it is now facing several challenges in its mission to help get as many countries signed onto AEOI as possible.
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