Regional: Support to the 3rd International Tax Dialogue Global Conference

Sovereign Project | 43172-012

Summary

To support the forthcoming International Tax Dialogue Conference through conduct of studies identifying and discussing issues in the taxation of financial institutions and financial instruments to enhance appreciation and awareness of the impact of tax policy on the financial sector.

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Project Name Support to the 3rd International Tax Dialogue Global Conference
Project Number 43172-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7283-REG: Support to the 3rd International Tax Dialogue Global Conference
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 220,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To support the forthcoming International Tax Dialogue Conference through conduct of studies identifying and discussing issues in the taxation of financial institutions and financial instruments to enhance appreciation and awareness of the impact of tax policy on the financial sector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy There are significant operational benefits in ADB's participation in the 3rd International Tax Dialogue Global Conference. It will improve future engagement with DMCs on taxation issues, particularly in ADB's financial sector operations.
Impact The impact of the TA's support to the International Tax Dialogue Global Conference would be to change tax policy for the financial sector and financial institutions to reduce distortions it causes.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome ADB's participation in the Conference would raise its profile in the event and improve future engagement with DMCs on taxation issues in financial sector operations.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs 3 studies/reports covering: (i) impact of financial cisis on the future of the financial sector; (ii) international comparison in taxation of the financial sector; and (iii) key issues in taxation of banks.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Asia-Pacific
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will need financial sector specialists and financial sector taxation specialists.
Responsible ADB Officer Vankina B. Tulasidhar
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, EARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 06 Apr 2009
Fact Finding 07 Apr 2009 to 08 Apr 2009
MRM -
Approval 29 Apr 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 12 May 2009
Last PDS Update 28 Jan 2010

TA 7283-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Apr 2009 - 29 Apr 2009 31 Jan 2010 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
220,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 220,000.00 29 Apr 2009 180,235.85

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