|Host||OECD – Turkish MTC – Korea TC|
|Date||20-22 October 2021|
|Attendees||tax officials and policy makers who work on aspects relating to international taxation|
|The Tax Programme of the OECD Korea Policy Centre (KPC) co-hosted the virtual Tax Seminar with OECD and Turkish Multilateral Tax Centre on 20-22 October 2021. |
With its agenda on “Tax Incentives for Investment: Promises and Pitfalls,” the seminar focused on enhancing the understanding of how developing countries can utilize special tax regimes to promote foreign investment while stabilizing fiscal demand. The seminar introduced various tax incentives that might be utilized to promote investment in special economic zones (SEZs) and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It also focused on the best practices of tax incentives, effective governance, and monitoring of tax incentives.
The seminar was led by the following experts; Ms. Luisa Dressler (OECD), Ms. Vera Santomaninto (Italy), and Mr. Christian Valenduc. It was attended by approximately 60 tax officials from the Asia-Pacific countries.