JAKARTA. Countries that are members of the group of twenty or G20 are considering issuing gender-based tax rules.
Quoting cnnindonesia.com, through the provision, there will be special tax facilities for women, one of which is related to maternity leave.
However, there is no detailed proposal regarding the form of the facility that will be provided. It's just that conceptually this tax rule is believed to put women as the more advantaged party.
The plan is that the proposal will be discussed in the G20 working group which will take place in Bali, considering that Indonesia currently has the status of a G20 presidency.
In addition to discussing gender-based taxing rules, the G20 forum will also discuss a number of other issues in the field of taxation.
One of the concerns is related to the global tax agreement contained in Pillar I and Pillar II.
Previously, the issue of tax and gender had been a topic of discussion in a forum organized by the OECD.
The idea of ??a gender-based tax arrangement was conducted to encourage gender equality, given the large role of women in the economy, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the government needs to include the impact of taxes on gender as the main dimension in making tax policy.
This is done to ensure that the tax system does not further strengthen gender bias in society.