Welcome to the ICTD

We are a research network improving the quality of tax policy and administration in sub-Saharan Africa. 

We collaboratively generate policy-relevant research and build African research capacity in the area of taxation. 

News and events

February 2019
ICTD announces new capacity building program with Uganda and Rwanda revenue authorities

On February 8th, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) announced a new capacity-building program with the Ugandan and Rwandan Revenue Authorities. The announcement was made at the beginning of the ICTD’s second “African Tax Administration Day” in Kigali, featuring presentations of research by tax officials from Ghana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and…

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5 February 2019 - 8 February 2019
Past Event
ICTD holds 7th annual meeting in partnership with the Rwanda Revenue Authority

On February 5-8th, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)[i] is holding its seventh annual meeting in association with the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA). This comes at a time when taxation is high on the agenda for policymakers as a central means of financing sustainable development[ii]. The Commissioner General of the RRA, Pascal Ruganintwali,…

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1 February 2019
Past Event
Taxing Africa book launch and discussion in Pretoria

The newly published book, Taxing Africa, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Written by leading international experts, it examines issues from tax evasion by multinational corporations and African elites to how ordinary people navigate complex webs of ‘informal’ local taxation, examining the challenges and the…

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We are open to receiving research ideas, especially from African researchers, tax officials, and tax policymakers. If you have a research idea you think we might be interested in collaborating on, we have some guidance on how to write a proposal and our process for funding research projects.

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We run workshops and short courses on tax and development issues and research methods and dissemination. We also offer tailored trainings.

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