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Friday, 30 June 2017

India becomes 1st country to give to UN Tax Fund with $100000 contribution


India has contributed $100,000 to a UN fund to help developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues, becoming the first country to make the contribution. The UN Tax Trust Fund aims to support the work of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.

The UN Tax Committee, a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), has provided guidance on current issues such as double taxation treaties, transfer pricing (profit shifting) taxation of the extractive industries and taxation of services.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • UN Headquarters in New York City, USA.
  • The Secretary General of UN is Mr. Antonio Guterres.
Source- Business Standard


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