• Policy-makers and key international experts are gathering in Venice for the #G20 High-Level Tax Symposium to debate on how tax policy can contribute to addressing climate change and environmental challenges. Picture: Twitter/@g20org

    Global tax reform tops G20 meet in Venice

    The countries of the G20 have already signed up to a framework for reform agreed on 1 July among members of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, notably for a global minimum corporation tax rate of 15%.

  • Italy's Economy Minister, Daniele Franco speaks during a press conference following a Cabinet meeting on March 19, 2021 in Rome. Picture: Alberto Pizzoli / POOL / AFP

    Global tax reform plan goes to the G20

    On the face of it, the Group of 20 -- the world's 19 biggest economies plus the European Union -- have already backed the framework for global tax reform, agreed on July 1 among members of the OECD alongside China and India.

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    Global tax still far from becoming reality

    After the accolades, an agreement among the world's wealthiest countries to set a global minimum tax on the biggest companies now faces a long, bumpy road to implementation.

  • FILE: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a virtual roundtable event with participants from local Black Chambers of Commerce on 5 February 2021 in Washington, DC. Picture: Drew Angerer/AFP

    US pushing G20 for global minimum corporate tax: Yellen

    Just days after President Joe Biden announced plans to raise corporate taxes to finance a massive $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs program, Yellen said a collective international effort would end the "race to the bottom" on taxation.