Presentation of the new Common Reporting Standard for automatic exchange of information in tax matters

Thursday 13 February 2014, 10H00 at the OECD (Paris)

OECD 10/02/2014 – Co-operation between tax administrations is critical in the fight against tax evasion. A key aspect of that co-operation is exchange of information between jurisdictions. Political interest has increasingly focused on the opportunities provided by automatic exchange of information.  In 2013, the G20 endorsed automatic exchange as the expected new standard, and asked the OECD to work with countries toward the development of this new multilateral standard.

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTPA), and Achim Pross, head of the Centre’s international co-operation division, will present the result of that work during a briefing for the press starting at 10H00 on Thursday 13 February 2014 at the OECD. The new Common Reporting Standard will be presented for endorsement to G20 ministers of finance and heads of central banks during a ministerial-level meeting in Sydney, Australia on 22-23 February.



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