Experts and authorities from several countries will discuss tax reforms aimed at increasing fiscal revenues and improving equality in the region’s tax systems at the 25th regional seminar on fiscal policy that begins today in Santiago, Chile.
The high-level, two-day meeting, which is in its 25th year, is organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean with support from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Participants will include specialists from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe. They will discuss the need to generate more public revenues for development and transparency of public spending.
The meeting is sponsored by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development through the German Agency for International Cooperation, and the International Tax Compact.