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24 March 2021
Past Event
Effective Property Valuation for Tax Purposes: Balancing Precision and Equity

Property valuation is essential for effectively mobilising property tax revenue. While it may seem straightforward in theory, in practice multiple administrative, legal, political, and financial challenges continue to limit effective property valuation across Africa. Dominant valuation methods have significant trade-offs between precision and equity, and across the continent property registers are frequently out of date, incomplete, and inaccurate. This leads to inequitable tax burdens across property owners and low collection…

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18 March 2021
Past Event
Women in Tax: A Conversation on Research and Policy in Africa
Women in Tax: A Conversation on Research and Policy in Africa

In celebration of International Women’s Day and alongside the sixty-fifth session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is hosting a webinar on women and taxation in Africa. The event will feature distinguished tax researchers and practitioners who will share insights on issues including the…

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