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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

Glen Hubbard

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Brazil's challenge to becoming a member of the OECD

International Tax ReviewBy Davi Santana de Jesus

Brazil made a formal application to join the OECD in 2017, but the process is still mired with political uncertainty. Base Firma’s Davi Stantana de Jesus outlines how the economy can expedite its application by reforming its transfer pricing framework.

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OECD Fleshes Out Int'l Tax Reform Plans During BEPS Webcast

Tax News logoBy Ulrika Lomas

During a webcast on June 11, the OECD provided a technical update on its work to develop new, modernized international tax rules for the digitalized economy. Under a mandate from countries that have agreed to implement the BEPS minimum standards – the BEPS Inclusive Framework – the OECD is developing new digital tax rules that would be presented for adoption internationally at the end of 2020. At its January 23-24, 2019, meeting, the BEPS Inclusive Framework agreed that the OECD's work should focus on two central pillars.

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EU Tries to Revive Plan for Financial Transaction Tax

NYT logoBy Reuters

European Union finance ministers have discussed on Friday a plan for a 0.2% tax on shares, which Germany sees close to be agreed, although further work remains to be done. Plans for an EU financial transaction tax (FTT) have stumbled over the past years. After an initial proposal in 2011 was blocked by member governments, a group of states pressed ahead, while the majority of the 28 EU states backed down.

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