2014 – Events of the ITC
10 October 2014 – Workshop on Tax Base Erosion Profit Shifting (BEPS),
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Following the CIAT 2014 Technical Conference, a one-day workshop was held on “Tax Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS): Benefits and challenges on implementation of the OECD/G20 BEPS Project.” The ITC, the World Bank Group, and the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) jointly organised the event, which was hosted by the Spanish Tax Department.
9 – 11 September 2014 – International Conference on Taxation of Extractive Industries, Brussels, Belgium
Over 100 representatives from 25 countries, regional and international organisations, private sector, civil society organisations and research institutes met from 9 – 11 September in Brussels, Belgium. The ITC jointly organised with the European Commission and the World Bank Group an International Conference on Taxation of Extractive Industries.
9 May 2014 – CIAT/ITC/WB-IFC Workshop, Methods Conducive to Improving Relationship with Taxpayer Business Community and Tax Intermediaries, Rio, Brazil
On Friday, 9 May 2014, the ITC, along with the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of The World Bank, jointly hosted a workshop on ‘Methods Conducive to Improving Relationship with Taxpayer Business Community and Tax Intermediaries’ in Rio de Janeiro.
5 February 2014 – International Conference on Fiscal Justice, Accra, Ghana
Oxfam and Tax Justice Network-Africa with the support of the ITC organized on 5th February an International Conference on Fiscal Justice with the participation of speakers from government, civil society and academia. The main objective of this conference was to gather various stakeholders to discuss potential areas of collaboration with revenue authorities and ministries of finance with a view to expose the drivers of willingness to pay taxes (How to raise domestic resources, fight corruption, redistribute into public services and reduce inequality) and also aiming at identifying opportunities and strategies for achieving fairer tax systems. In addition to this, tools for civil society interventions in tax policies and practices were discussed.