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October 2018|

The APTI in Senegal: Accompanying the tax and land agency in improving property tax mobilisation

by Nyah Zebong

Property Tax Reform in Senegal In recent years there has been much focus in Africa on…

July 2018|

The Land Use Charge controversy in Lagos: What lessons to learn?

by Tom Goodfellow, Bukola Bolarinwa & Olly Owen

Since the turn of the millennium, the Lagos State government has made no secret of its…

June 2018|

Property Taxation in Madagascar: An Urgent Need for Reform

by Nyah Zebong

The APTI in Madagascar Much attention has been paid recently to improving local government finances in…

August 2016|

How One African City Is Flipping the Script on Urban Development

by Liam Taylor

From Wall Street to the World Bank, people are looking at Kampala as a model for…

January 2016|

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…

September 2015|

Wanted Worldwide: Sensible Property Taxes, and a Property Tax Champion

by Mick Moore

What are property taxes? Broadly, they are taxes on the ownership, occupation or legal transfer of…

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January 2015|

How Property Tax Would Benefit Africa

by Mick Moore & Nara Monkam

New publication by Nara Monkam and Mick Moore The developmental benefits of governments taxing citizens, even…

October 2014|

Property tax in Africa: the ‘Cinderella’ of revenue instruments and why it matters for development

by Tom Goodfellow

It is well-established that urban property tax is among the most underutilised revenue sources in Africa. Many cities…