Conference on Improving Tax Compliance in a Globalized World 2016 Rust

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  • The Insti­tute for Aus­trian and Inter­na­tional Tax Law Vienna, in coop­er­a­tion with the Doc­toral Pro­gram for Inter­na­tional Busi­ness Tax­a­tion and the WU Global Tax Pol­icy Cen­ter, with friendly sup­port of Chris­t­ian Doppler Research Asso­ci­a­tion and the Inter­na­tional Fis­cal Asso­ci­a­tion (IFA), Aus­trian Branch (Wolf­gang Gassner Research Fund for Inter­na­tional Tax Law), are orga­niz­ing a Con­fer­ence enti­tled: “Improv­ing Tax Com­pli­ance in a Glob­al­ized World”. The con­fer­ence will be held in the beau­ti­ful city of Rust (Bur­gen­land, Aus­tria) from June 30 to July 2, 2016 at the See­ho­tel Rust.

    The con­fer­ence will focus on mea­sures to improve tax com­pli­ance. We will dis­cuss dif­fer­ent lev­els of non-​compliance, rang­ing from tax crimes to aggres­sive tax plan­ning. We will exam­ine in which areas tax evasion/​tax avoid­ance is still high and what has already been done to reduce the tax gap. We will deal with domes­tic and cross-​border tax eva­sion but con­cen­trate on income and cor­po­rate income taxes.

    The goal of this con­fer­ence is to learn from each other, to see which mea­sures work in which con­text and whether such mea­sures can serve as an exam­ple for our respec­tive coun­tries. We will also analyse the chal­lenges that lie ahead of us and try to find ideas to over­come exist­ing and future prob­lems. We are grate­ful that out­stand­ing experts from around 30 juris­dic­tions have agreed to present their country’s present legal situation.

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    • What is the tax gap in your coun­try and how do you mea­sure the tax gap?
    • Improv­ing access to infor­ma­tion needed by tax administrations
    • Exchange of infor­ma­tion between tax admin­is­tra­tions of dif­fer­ent countries
    • Coop­er­a­tion between tax admin­is­tra­tions and other law enforce­ment agencies
    • Co-​operative com­pli­ance and risk management
    • Improv­ing the col­lec­tion of taxes
    • Advan­tages for the taxpayer
    • Chal­lenges ahead

    DIBT Doc­tor­ate Workshop

    The con­fer­ence will be pre­ceded by a DIBT Doc­tor­ate Work­shop on Improv­ing Tax Com­pli­ance in a Glob­al­ized World which is open to inter­na­tional PhD stu­dents in this area to present their research. The doc­tor­ate work­shop will be held on Thurs­day June 30, from 14:30 to 18:00 in Rust. The DIBT Doc­tor­ate work­shop is open to every­body to attend. In order to have lively and high level dis­cus­sions, the num­ber of par­tic­i­pants is limited.

    Fees and Waiver

    The par­tic­i­pa­tion fee for the con­fer­ence is 1.200. A waiver may be granted to a lim­ited num­ber of pro­fes­sors and other researchers (full-​time aca­d­e­mics), who are employed by a Uni­ver­sity or other aca­d­e­mic insti­tu­tion (wher­ever located) and who have been engaged in research activ­i­ties related to the topic of the conference.

    Con­fer­ence Committee

    • Prof. Dr. Michael Lang
    • Prof. Dr. Pasquale Pistone
    • Prof. Dr. Josef Schuch
    • Prof. Dr. Alfred Storck
    • Prof. Dr. Jef­frey Owens
    • Prof. Dr. Alexan­der Rust
    • Prof. Dr. Claus Staringer
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