April 27, 2012
has been elected to membership in the Wayne State University Academy of Scholars. The election to the Academy is formal recognition of his outstanding scholarship and his national and international reputation in his field.
February 16, 2011
's paper titled "Identifying the New International Standard for Effective Information Exchange" was recently published by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation. The paper is included in a book edited by Michal Lang, et al, titled Tax Treaties from a Legal and Economic Perspective
. The book collects papers from a conference sponsored by the Austrian and International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, held last March in Vienna.
January 13, 2010
was named Senior Advisor to the Tax Justice Network. The TJN, headquartered in the UK, is a leading advocate of international tax reform, with an emphasis on tax policies benefitting the developing countries. It has been especially active on curtailing international tax evasion through an effective exchange of information and has promoted, with the UN and elsewhere, the model information exchange agreement prepared by Professor McIntyre.
May 27, 2008
paper entitled, "United Nations Code of Conduct on Cooperation in Combating International Tax Evasion" was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for INT: International Institutions & Law: Compliance (Topic).
October 9, 2006
participated in the December 2005 meeting in Geneva of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, working with members from developing countries on tax treaty issues. He was appointed to serve on a subcommittee to address the exchange of information provision in the UN Model Tax Convention and will present on that topic at the 2006 meeting of the committee, scheduled for October 30 to November 3.
He also wrote a detailed commentary criticizing the OECD proposal for mandatory and secret arbitration of certain international tax disputes. A revised version of that paper is scheduled for publication in the Florida Tax Review. Senators Byron L. Dorgan, Russ Feingold, and Carl Levin cited and attached his commentary in a letter to Treasury Secretary John W. Snow that raised questions about the merits of the OECD proposal.
On April 8, 2006, Professor McIntyre presented a draft paper on tax competition at the Critical Tax Theory conference held at Mercer Law School. That paper was excerpted from the draft of a book on European taxation that he is writing with some Dutch colleagues.
On July 6-8, 2006, he participated in the Jean Monnet Conference "Tax Compliance Costs for Companies in an Enlarged European Community," held at Rust, Austria. He spoke at the conference on the use of combined reporting with formulary apportionment as a possible solution to the problems that members of the EU are having with their corporate income tax. Professor McIntyre returned to Europe on July 24 to participate in a side event at the ECOSOC meeting at the United Nations Office in Geneva. The event was sponsored by the Tax Justice Network in cooperation with the South Center. He offered a proposal for a Code of Conduct that would encourage countries to assist each other in preventing international tax evasion and capital flight.