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June 2022|
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How will the E-levy impact the informal sector in Ghana?

by Philipa Birago Akuoko & Rhiannon McCluskey

The Electronic Transaction Levy (E-levy), a 1.5% tax on all electronic transactions, went into effect on the 1st of May amongst considerable uncertainty and controversy….

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October 2021|
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Pandora’s box is open: What should lower-income countries do to tax the wealthy now?

by Giulia Mascagni & Rhiannon McCluskey

The recent Pandora Papers leak has exposed yet again the scandal of how the world’s rich…

July 2019|
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Tax and Accountability: How to strengthen the links?

by David Pedley & Rhiannon McCluskey

British civil servants sign up to core values enshrined in the Civil Service Code: integrity, honesty,…

May 2019|
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Taxing plastic production: a solution to India’s plastic waste crisis?

by Lakshmi Narayanan, Patrick Schröder & Rhiannon McCluskey

With the plastic waste crisis gaining increasing attention, both developed and developing countries are under pressure…

March 2019|
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What have we learned about gender and tax in Africa?

by Rhiannon McCluskey

About two years ago, the ICTD began a new research program on gender and taxation with…

March 2019|
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Property tax reform increases municipal revenue in Mzuzu, Malawi

by Alexander Chirambo & Rhiannon McCluskey

Mzuzu is the third largest city in Malawi. Before 2013, it collected very little property tax…

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July 2016|
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Give and you shall receive? Taxation and fiscal contracts in Africa

by Rhiannon McCluskey

Last week, the Institute of Development Studies hosted its 50th anniversary conference titled “States, Markets and…

April 2016|
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Why African governments should tax the rich

by Rhiannon McCluskey

A great deal of attention has been paid to the obstacles African governments face in effectively…

January 2016|
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Five Questions About Property Taxation in Africa: Insights from the ICTD Roundtable

by Rhiannon McCluskey

It is widely recognised that property taxation is the most viable, efficient, and progressive means of…

December 2015|
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Is responsible tax behaviour the next frontier of CSR?

by Rhiannon McCluskey

In the past decades, the evolution of international norms has led fair labour practices and environmental…