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Latest OECD Model Tax Convention released – 19 December 2017

OECD Model Tax Convention 2017
The latest edition of the OECD Model Tax Convention has been released today, incorporating significant changes developed under the OECD/G20 project to address base erosion and profit (BEPS).

The OECD Model Tax Convention, a model for countries concluding bilateral tax conventions,  plays a crucial role in removing tax related barriers to cross border trade and investment. It is the basis for negotiation and application of bilateral tax treaties between countries, designed to assist business while helping to prevent tax evasion and avoidance. The OECD Model also provides a means for settling on a uniform basis the most common problems that arise in the field of international double taxation.

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