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The Morning Bulletin
Government should tax the rich moreincome bracket. Australians in this bracket pay a much smaller percentage of t
Government should tax the rich more
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
income bracket. Australians in this bracket pay a much smaller percentage of their income than similar taxpayers in the OECD, below are some examples. In Australia the top bracket pay 45% plus 2% social security that we call Medicare levy,... Read more
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Fortune
What Will Really Fix America’s Unfair Tax Systemrate of 39%. We are at the top of the pile – which is to say, we are the least
What Will Really Fix America’s Unfair Tax System
Fortune / Posted 6 hours ago
rate of 39%. We are at the top of the pile – which is to say, we are the least business-friendly – of all 34 members of the OECD, the organization of the largest developed world economies. In contrast, the average tax rate of an OECD country is 25%.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rules for tax on online ads releasedwith the digital companies expected to pass on the tax cost. While Organisatio
Rules for tax on online ads released
Business Standard India / Posted 7 hours ago
with the digital companies expected to pass on the tax cost. While Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries had proposed indirect taxes such as value added tax and goods and services tax, India has imposed it... Read more
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express
Tobacco cost could rocket post-Brexit according to latest doom and gloom predictionup by a third, a respected international think-tank has said. The Organisation
Tobacco cost could rocket post-Brexit according to latest doom and gloom prediction
express / Posted 9 hours ago
up by a third, a respected international think-tank has said. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned Britons under World Trade Organisation rules leaving the EU would mean tariffs of at least 70 per cent being... Read more
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The Financial Express
Equalisation levy of 6 per cent to come in force from June 1: CBDTpaid, as equalisation levy. The levy will only apply to business to business t
Equalisation levy of 6 per cent to come in force from June 1: CBDT
The Financial Express / Posted 9 hours ago
paid, as equalisation levy. The levy will only apply to business to business transactions. As per the BEPS action plan, OECD has recommended to impose a final withholding tax on certain payments for digital goods or services provided by a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Equalisation levy of 6% to come in force from June 1as equalisation levy. The levy will only apply to business to business transac
Equalisation levy of 6% to come in force from June 1
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
as equalisation levy. The levy will only apply to business to business transactions. As per the BEPS action plan, OECD has recommended to impose a final withholding tax on certain payments for digital goods or services provided by a... Read more
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Swissinfo
No deals on black money during Modi’s Swiss visitbreach of Swiss law.” The change in the Swiss stance towards Indian HSBC client
No deals on black money during Modi’s Swiss visit
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
breach of Swiss law.” The change in the Swiss stance towards Indian HSBC clients comes at a time when it is under intense OECD scrutiny to respond to requests for information. In March 2015, Switzerland was upgraded to Phase 2 of the Organisation... Read more
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The Border Mail
The problem with how we measure success in schoolswere among the handful of the highest performers in the world at the turn of th
The problem with how we measure success in schools
The Border Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
were among the handful of the highest performers in the world at the turn of the century. We are now close to the OECD average," Geoff Masters, the chief executive of the council says. "The performances of our students in an absolute sense... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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The Young Witness
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Western Advocate
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Manning River Times
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
Manning River Times / Posted 22 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balancechildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 hours ago
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
IVF 'snake oil' treatments given to women with little hope of a babyAustralia, the number of women over 40 having fertility treatment has almost tr
IVF 'snake oil' treatments given to women with little hope of a baby
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Australia, the number of women over 40 having fertility treatment has almost tripled in the last decade. Unlike other OECD nations, Australia has no age limit on public subsidies for fertility treatment, which last year cost Medicare more than... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Competition Bureau warns of bid-rigging as Ottawa set to spend on infrastructuresector and the whole infrastructure sector is susceptible to bid-rigging – and
Competition Bureau warns of bid-rigging as Ottawa set to spend on infrastructure
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
sector and the whole infrastructure sector is susceptible to bid-rigging – and studies have shown that, including the OECD – it was incumbent on us to prioritize our awareness work to help deter this type of conduct from happening,” he... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
World week ahead: US jobs data to show further growthUS employment data and an OECD report on the global economic outlook dominate a
World week ahead: US jobs data to show further growth
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
US employment data and an OECD report on the global economic outlook dominate a holiday-shortened week. Markets are closed today in the US for Memorial Day and in the UK for the Spring bank holiday. Economists expect US jobs probably increased... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are women being sold false fertility hope?Australia, the number of women over 40 having fertility treatment has almost tr
Are women being sold false fertility hope?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Australia, the number of women over 40 having fertility treatment has almost tripled in the last decade. Unlike other OECD nations, Australia has no age limit on public subsidies for fertility treatment, which last year cost Medicare more than... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Call for working hours to be cappedchildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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WA Today
Call for working hours to be cappedchildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped
WA Today / Posted yesterday
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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The Age
Call for working hours to be cappedchildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped
The Age / Posted yesterday
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. Many Australian men work far longer than 38 hours per week. "When women become mothers they tend to work... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Call for working hours to be cappedchildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. Many Australian men work far longer than 38 hours per week. "When women become mothers they tend to work... Read more
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Canberra Times
Call for working hours to be cappedchildren tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gender
Call for working hours to be capped
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
children tended to work short part-time hours. "We have one of the most gendered and polarised working time regimes in the OECD," she said. "When women become mothers they tend to work very short part-time hours. As soon as a man becomes a father... Read more
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Salon.com
Why turnout matters, even in true-blue districts: Large margins of victory make politicians more responsive to progressive goalschange the American political landscape by shifting the constraints under which
Why turnout matters, even in true-blue districts: Large margins of victory make politicians more responsive to progressive goals
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
change the American political landscape by shifting the constraints under which politicians make policy. A study of ten OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries by Jonas Pontusson and David Rueda find that, “Left... Read more
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dna
Cancer deaths and global economy are linked. Here's howlinked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states o
Cancer deaths and global economy are linked. Here's how
dna / Posted yesterday
linked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states of the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) alone. Adverse health effects persisted for several years after initial increases in unemployment, the study found. In... Read more
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The China Post
Minister to attend WTO, TiSA governmental talksplace on the sidelines of the Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organization f
Minister to attend WTO, TiSA governmental talks
The China Post / Posted yesterday
place on the sidelines of the Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), slated for June 1-2 in Paris. According to Bureau of Foreign Trade Director-General Yang Jen-ni (楊珍妮), who will also... Read more
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Perth Now
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government i
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government intervention to help businesses, citing an OECD study which showed firms receiving public support for innovation invest 40-70 per cent more than those that do... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government i
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government intervention to help businesses, citing an OECD study which showed firms receiving public support for innovation invest 40-70 per cent more than those that do... Read more
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Herald Sun
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government i
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government intervention to help businesses, citing an OECD study which showed firms receiving public support for innovation invest 40-70 per cent more than those that do... Read more
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Weekly Times
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government i
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government intervention to help businesses, citing an OECD study which showed firms receiving public support for innovation invest 40-70 per cent more than those that do... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government i
Medium-sized businesses 'neglect planning'
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
to very challenging" problem. The survey highlighted the need for government intervention to help businesses, citing an OECD study which showed firms receiving public support for innovation invest 40-70 per cent more than those that do... Read more
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CTV News
Five things to watch in Canadian business this weekreleases Canada's international merchandise trade figures for April, another ga
Five things to watch in Canadian business this week
CTV News / Posted yesterday
releases Canada's international merchandise trade figures for April, another gauge of economic vitality. Paris powwow: The OECD Forum kicks off in the French capital on Tuesday. The two-day conference held by the economic think-tank will feature... Read more
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Times of Malta
Sant interviewed: Politics of harmonisation, tax havens and telenovelaslegitimate case to be made. Malta has always satisfied the most extensive rules
Sant interviewed: Politics of harmonisation, tax havens and telenovelas
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
legitimate case to be made. Malta has always satisfied the most extensive rules available and until now these have been the OECD rules. The EU is now setting its own rules on transparency that go even further towards tax harmonisation. But financial... Read more
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The Financial Express
Global economic crisis linked to 260,000 more cancer deathslinked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states o
Global economic crisis linked to 260,000 more cancer deaths
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
linked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states of the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) alone. Adverse health effects persisted for several years after initial increases in unemployment, the study found. In... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Immobile middle class is shouldering most of the tax burden– studied tax rates in the (mostly wealthy) countries of the Organization for E
Immobile middle class is shouldering most of the tax burden
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
– studied tax rates in the (mostly wealthy) countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) between 1994 and 2007, when big trade deals were all the rage. By the mid-1990s, NAFTA was already in place. A few... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Global economic crisis linked to 260,000 more cancer deaths'linked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states o
'Global economic crisis linked to 260,000 more cancer deaths'
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
linked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states of the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) alone. Adverse health effects persisted for several years after initial increases in unemployment, the study found. In... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Basic Income: Helicopter moneywith your old bicycle, or when he buys a goat and you are without milk. This wa
Basic Income: Helicopter money
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
with your old bicycle, or when he buys a goat and you are without milk. This was confirmed internationally by a recent OECD poll. 2008 was the turning point. That the people's president Obama's hands were tied by the banksters, who made him... Read more
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New Kerala
Global economic downturn dramatically increased cancer deaths - newkerala.com #69543linked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states o
Global economic downturn dramatically increased cancer deaths - newkerala.com #69543
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
linked with more than 260,000 excess cancer deaths among the 35 member states of the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) alone, the findings showed. The researchers analysed the link between unemployment, public health care spending, and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Small business wins 1.5% tax cutset to commence with the community over further amendments to Australian law in
Small business wins 1.5% tax cut
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
set to commence with the community over further amendments to Australian law in this area, consistent with the work of the OECD and G20 in tackling multinational tax avoidance. In addition, the government will look to close the “digital loophole”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
McClay to attend OECD meeting28 May 2016 , advance EU-NZ FTA and discuss WTO Doha round Trade Minister Todd
McClay to attend OECD meeting
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
28 May 2016 , advance EU-NZ FTA and discuss WTO Doha round Trade Minister Todd McClay leaves for Europe today to attend the annual Ministerial Council Meeting of the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and... Read more
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Orange County Register
Don't believe falsehoods about $15 wageminimum wage as low by both historical and international standards. We have no
Don't believe falsehoods about $15 wage
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
minimum wage as low by both historical and international standards. We have no reason to fear paying workers more. The OECD found higher minimum wages in advanced economies are in fact correlated with lower unemployment. And as Goldman Sachs... Read more
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IMF
EU and IMF to Continue to Support Reforms in Western Balkan Countriesagreed on the need to closely coordinate with other partners working in the reg
EU and IMF to Continue to Support Reforms in Western Balkan Countries
IMF / Posted 3 days ago
agreed on the need to closely coordinate with other partners working in the region such as the World Bank and the OECD, also attending the meeting. Background Information Supporting macroeconomic and public finance institutions and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lizzie Marvelly: 'I've started to develop a real sense of who I am'training was added into the curriculum but then not made compulsory. We have th
Lizzie Marvelly: 'I've started to develop a real sense of who I am'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
training was added into the curriculum but then not made compulsory. We have the worst sexual violence statistics in the OECD. What is going on here?" And then she answers her own question: "Some parents really don't want to think about this... Read more
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express
Lexit supporters BLAST Corbyn for 'ignoring' Labour history to support UK staying in EUGeorge Osborne, it is strongly supported by Tony Blair, as well as global finan
Lexit supporters BLAST Corbyn for 'ignoring' Labour history to support UK staying in EU
express / Posted 3 days ago
George Osborne, it is strongly supported by Tony Blair, as well as global financial giants including the IMF and the OECD. Davos Man is firmly for Remain. Then there's TTIP, the secret deal between the US and the EU to open up our countries... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court shows the way on privacy regulationsof data. This is the approach taken by the Fair Information Practices Principle
Supreme Court shows the way on privacy regulations
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
of data. This is the approach taken by the Fair Information Practices Principles (FIPPs) dating back to the 1970s, the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Privacy Principles of 1980 and the FTC's 2012 privacy... Read more
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Express and Star
Latest EU referendum polls: Remain on 46% as David Cameron urges voters to 'listen to our friends' « Express & Starwhatever the result of the June 23 vote. But he pointed to assessments by inte
Latest EU referendum polls: Remain on 46% as David Cameron urges voters to 'listen to our friends' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
whatever the result of the June 23 vote. But he pointed to assessments by international organisations like the G7, IMF and OECD as he asserted it was "undoubtedly the case" that there would be a significant economic cost to leaving the EU. With... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Lancet study links worldwide economic crisis to increased cancer mortalitywas associated with over 260000 additional cancer deaths in countries within th
Lancet study links worldwide economic crisis to increased cancer mortality
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
was associated with over 260000 additional cancer deaths in countries within the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) by 2010, of which 160000 were in the European Union. The study is the first global analysis to look at the effect of... Read more
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asianage
FIs can obtain self-certification via internet banking: CBDTIndia and the US. The Common Reporting Standard (CRS), developed in response t
FIs can obtain self-certification via internet banking: CBDT
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
India and the US. The Common Reporting Standard (CRS), developed in response to the G20 request and approved by the OECD Council on 15 July 2014, calls on jurisdictions to obtain information from their financial institutions and... Read more
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asianage
FIs can obtain self-certification via internet banking CBDTIndia and the US. The Common Reporting Standard (CRS), developed in response t
FIs can obtain self-certification via internet banking CBDT
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
India and the US. The Common Reporting Standard (CRS), developed in response to the G20 request and approved by the OECD Council on 15 July 2014, calls on jurisdictions to obtain information from their financial institutions and... Read more
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