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These children are our future: and you can help them

This is such a serious situation that I have just taken the unprecedented action to mail this press release out to everyone on my mailing list whether or not they have declared a specific interest in how children can excel in school. 1,665 more words

Linking Anticorruption to Human Rights Accountability

Corruption and human rights are closely related. Vulnerable groups–including the poor, minorities, women, children, and people with disabilities–are most likely to suffer the effects of corruption, which can compromise their access to basic services, health, and education. 552 more words


Global conference “The Future of VAT in a Digital Global Economy” – Vienna – 24-26 September 2014

What’s the future of VAT in a digital global economy? How are corporate, individual income taxes and VAT connected in a global digital economy?

Distinguished academics, policy makers from bodies such as the OECD, IMF and the EU Commission as well as practitioners and government representatives from all over the world will elaborate on the hottest topics regarding VAT related to the digitalisation of the global economy. 102 more words


Fact Checker: Decile is not Destiny - QPEC

As we look into the evidence on this one, let’s be clear on one point right from the start: let’s understand the difference between “destiny” and “probability”.   671 more words


World Science Week: Where are we in the world?

It’s World Science Week.  So, where are we in the science world?  One measure showing our commitment to science is our expenditure on R&D.  If we compare ourselves to the other OECD countries, we see that we are right at the bottom of the pile at 1.27% of GDP and have recently been overtaken by Hungary. 170 more words

Science And Society

Global tax policy in 2014: EY publication

Ernst & Young (EY) has published a very informative study, based on a survey of 830 executives in 25 markets.  The second section of the publication includes analyses of tax outlooks for 38 countries, including BEPS actions.   209 more words


Ethics in Taxation

Many areas of law create an added incentive for citizens to abide by the law. This can be seen for instance in inheritance laws, contracts law and certain criminal law. 282 more words

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