OECD and the Netherlands discuss tax co-operation plans

Released 10 January 2019

The State Secretary for Finance in The Netherlands has met with OECD officials for wide-ranging discussions on international co-operation in the field of taxation, notably as concerns tackling tax evasion.

OECD Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Pascal Saint-Amans expressed support for ongoing tax reform in The Netherlands, welcomed recent measures adopted by the Dutch government to combat tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), and noted that speedy implementation of these measures would contribute to modernisation of the international tax system.

Mr. Snel underlined the importance of the multilateral approach led by the OECD. All parties agreed that international co-operation must be at the centre of plans to improve international tax rules, and pledged to continue working closely on the development of effective and efficient measures.

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