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13 April 2018 -
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ETRN seminar on tax evasion and international trade

The first seminar of the Ethiopian Tax Research Network will be given by Dr. Kiflu G. Molla, a researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) on April 13th. The topic will be: Tax Evasion in International Trade: Evidence from Missing Imports in Ethiopia.  The event will be held in EDRI’s meeting hall. All are invited to…

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April 2018
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Applications open for ICTD Research Methods & Dissemination Workshop

The ICTD is pleased to invite applications for its Research Methods and Dissemination workshop to be held in July in Addis Ababa. Dates: 24th – 27th July 2018 Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Participant Places: 15 Fees: Successful applicants will be fully funded Application Deadline: 30th April 2018 Entry Requirements: Applicants should submit a research paper that is a work in progress. This should be…

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6 April 2018 -
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Seminar: Taxing High Net Worth Individuals in Uganda

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) hosted a workshop to disseminate the results of the research it has done in collaboration with the ICTD on taxing high net worth individuals. The event was attended by about 40 participants from the government, research institutions, civil society organisations, and private accounting and law firms, as well as representatives…

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5 April 2018 -
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Seminar on public financial management reform and institutional change

Sierd Hadley and Mark Miller from the Overseas Development Institute delivered a seminar titled “The challenges of supporting institutional change: lessons from two decades of public financial management reforms.” Synopsis There is increasing consensus that economic and social development depend on the quality of a country’s institutions. This has encouraged international actors to spend large amounts…

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23 March 2018 -
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TAXDEV Policy Conference: Analysing Tax Policy in Low and Middle Income Countries

ICTD Research Director Giulia Mascagni presented her research on taxation in Ethiopia at the TAXDEV policy conference. Governments in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) need to raise sufficient tax revenues in order to invest in human and physical capital and expand social protection programmes. Such investments will be vital to the achievement of the Sustainable…

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February 2018
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ICTD researchers to speak at global tax conference at the United Nations

Two members of our team have been invited to speak at the First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT), a joint initiative of the World Bank, IMF, OECD, and the UN. The conference, on the theme “Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals” will take place at the UN headquarters in New York City from…

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November 2017
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ICTD and URA host African Tax Administrators’ Research Day

ICTD Capacity Building Manager Jalia Kangave with Denis Mukama of the Rwanda Revenue Authority and Milly Isingoma Nalukwago of the Uganda Revenue Authority.  On October 19th, the (ICTD) and the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) organised an event in Entebbe for members of African tax administratrions and ministries of finance to present their research. The purpose…

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November 2017
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Call for Proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Nigerian Tax Research Network.  Focus of research proposals: The ICTD will fund research projects that meet high academic standards of research quality and that are concerned with policy–‐relevant issues. We welcome proposals on all themes related to taxation in Nigeria and from all disciplines,…

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November 2017
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ICTD signs MOU with FIRS for collaboration on tax research in Nigeria

FIRS Executive Chairman Tunde Fowler and ICTD CEO Professor Mick Moore after signing the MOU.  On September 13th, the ICTD and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of Nigeria signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). The purpose of the MOU is for both institutions to collaborate on applied research, capacity building, and policy implementation in relation…

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November 2017
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African Tax Research Network- Call for Papers

AFRICAN TAX RESEARCH NETWORK (ATRN) 4th Annual Congress Theme: The role of the social and political environment in strengthening tax systems in Africa: Solutions to tax collection Venue: Morocco, 10 – 12 September 2018 The African Tax Research Network (ATRN) is pleased to invite submissions for the 4th ATRN Annual Congress, which presents an opportunity for…

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November 2017
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Ethiopian Tax Research Network Launched in Addis Ababa

On September 20th, the ICTD launched the Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN) at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the ETRN aims to support the generation and exchange of tax knowledge in Ethiopia. Speaking on behalf of His Excellency Dr Abraham Tekeste, the Minister of Finance and…

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16 October 2018 - 18 October 2017
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6th ICTD Annual Centre Meeting: Using Research to Improve Revenue Collection in Africa

The ICTD hosted its 6th Annual Centre Meeting in association with the Uganda Revenue Authority. DAY 1 PRESENTATIONS (Monday, 16 October 2017) 1. Tax Treaty Policies for Developing Countries Catherine Ngina Mutava, ICTD Researcher in International Tax (Tax Treaties) & Associate Director of the Strathmore Tax Research Centre. 2. Overview of Uganda’s Tax Treaty Policy Gerald…

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