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WTA Chairman’s Update #1

Section: Letter from the Chairman / WTA Blog
3 June 2019 | WTA Chairman’s Update #1

Dear WTA members, observers and friends:

It is a great privilege to write my first message to you as the new Chairman and President of the World Taxpayers Associations. After a fantastic meeting in Sydney, I take over the role from Troy Lanigan, who you will all know or be aware of.

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OECD: Taxing Wages 2019

Section: Tax Facts / WTA Blog
29 April 2019 | OECD: Taxing Wages 2019

Income tax and social security contributions declined slightly for the average worker across the OECD in 2018, driven by major reforms in a handful of countries, according to Taxing Wages OECD’s report.

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77 Organizations along with the Property Rights Alliance Celebrate World IP Day

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
26 April 2019 | Property Rights Alliance / USA


In celebration of World IP day, an international coalition of 77 organizations from 39 countries along with Property Rights Alliance has launched an open letter addressed to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Director General Dr. Francis Gurry, urging WIPO to double its efforts in advising governments to protect intellectual property rights.

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WTA Chairman’s Update #13: April-June 2019

Section: Letter from the Chairman / WTA Blog
19 April 2019 | WTA Chairman’s Update #13: April-June 2019

Dear WTA members, observers and friends:
Allow me to open by thanking all of you for the great privilege it has been to serve as chairman of World Taxpayers Associations for the past three years. I have enjoyed all of it – especially the many exchanges of ideas, best practices and comradery shared at regional forums and related events around the world.

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