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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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12 September 2017 - 14 September 2017
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Launch of the Nigerian Tax Research Network

The ICTD launched the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) at a three-day event on the theme: “Revenue Beyond Oil Reliance.” Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NTRN’s purpose is to support the generation and exchange of tax knowledge in Nigeria. It is concerned with all topics related to taxation, ranging from tax policy…

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October 2017
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ETRN CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Deadline: Oct 28th

The Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN) Supporting the generation and exchange of tax knowledge in Ethiopia Tax Research in Ethiopia CALL FOR PROPOSALS The deadline for all submissions is Saturday 28th October 2017 at 23:00 (GMT). The International Centre for Tax and Development is calling for research proposals in relation to the Ethiopian Tax Research Network…

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October 2017
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ICTD Holds Annual Meeting in Uganda

The first action area of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development is mobilising domestic public resources. Described as “critical to achieving the sustainable development goals,” the countries of the General Assembly committed to “enhancing revenue administration through modernized, progressive tax systems, improved tax policy and more efficient tax collection.” Key to raising increased tax revenue in an equitable manner…

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September 2017
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ICTD Supports 3rd African Tax Research Network Congress

As a partner in developing the African Tax Research Network (ATRN), the ICTD sponsored its third congress along with the GIZ, BMZ, and EU “Good Financial Governance in Africa” programme. The congress took place in Antananarivo from September 4-7th, and was organised by the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) in partnership with la Direction Générale…

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September 2017
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Launch of the Ethiopian Tax Research Network – Press Release

Following the third international Financing for Development Conference, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. The first action area, outlined as “critical to achieving the sustainable development goals,” is mobilising domestic public resources. Countries committed to “enhancing revenue administration through modernized, progressive tax systems, improved tax policy and more efficient tax…

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September 2017
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Launch of the Nigerian Tax Research Network – Press Release

Nigeria’s tax to GDP ratio is one of the lowest in the world. At just 6%, it is far below the sub-Saharan African average of 20%, and the 15% considered to be necessary to fund adequate public services. Nigeria has long relied on revenues from oil, but recent production disruptions and low oil prices have…

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August 2017
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Launch of the Nigerian Tax Research Network – Call for Presenters

The Nigerian Tax Research Network is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its inaugural workshop and conference to be held at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja, 12th-14th September 2017. With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the ICTD is launching the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) to support the generation and exchange…

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June 2017
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ICTD hosts International Tax Workshop in Lagos

The ICTD is hosting a workshop on international tax issues on June 29-30 in Lagos in partnership with the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Olaniwun Ajayi LP. The workshop will cover topics including:  Legal framework for transnational trade; Overview of the G20/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) proposals;…

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