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Strengthening the Work of the UN on Tax Cooperation for Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019 Side Event)
15 Jul 2019 -  The panel discussion will focus on how the United Nations can strengthen the engagement to help developing countries navigate a complex and evolving international tax landscape and how the UN Member States can support this agenda.
-How the work of the UN in international tax cooperation can help combat illicit financial flows, especially in Africa, as well as strengthen domestic resource mobilization in support of sustainable development. -Country experience and regional perspective on mobilizing domestic resources through more effective tax systems and administrations, as well as on the role of international tax cooperation in supporting country efforts. -Role of the UN Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing in supporting developing countries to address complex transfer pricing issues. Complementariry with other tools/efforts, including OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines. -Role of cooperation among international and regional organizations, including in the context of the Platform for Collboration on Tax, to ensure more effective and inclusive norm-setting processes and greater impact of capacity-building activities, in support of country efforts to tackle international tax avoidance and evasion. Lessons learned and positive experiences from the OECD BEPS project. -Private sector’s perspective on global efforts to address BEPS. How to further integrate this perspective in standard-setting and implementation processes to reduce areas of controversy, promote greater compliance and foster win-win situations for both governments and the private sector. Lessons learned from the work of the UN Subcommittee on Transfer Pricing on the UN Transfer Pricing Manual.
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