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March 2019|

Improving property tax collection: Lessons from Uganda

by Nyah Zebong, Fred Andema & Robert Raikes Mugangaizi

Local governments (LGs) across Uganda have recently been looking for ways to improve yields from their…

March 2019|

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|

Targets for Equity-Enhancing Tax Advocacy

by Wilson Prichard

Recent years have seen surging international interest in strengthening tax collection in order to finance national…

March 2019|

Property tax reform increases municipal revenue in Mzuzu, Malawi

by Rhiannon McCluskey & Alexander Chirambo

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

downtown Limon
February 2019|

How to cast a wider tax net? Experimental evidence from Costa Rica

by Anne Brockmeyer, Spencer Smith, Marco Hernandez & Stewart Kettle

Many firms around the world fail to file their tax declarations, even if they are formally…

January 2019|

Revenue data like you’ve never seen it before

by Kyle McNabb

Introducing the GRD Explorer Let’s face it, data is important. It sits at the core of…

Protest for MPs to pay their taxes in Uganda
December 2018|

Taxing Africa: Power, Politics, and Public Participation

by Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard & Odd-Helge Fjeldstad

Over the past decade, international attention has increasingly focused on the potential contribution of taxation to…

December 2018|

Can Wealth Taxation Work in Developing Countries?

by Juliana Londoño-Vélez

Developed countries have recently begun considering wealth taxes to raise revenue and curb rising inequality. Should…

December 2018|

How do entrepreneurs in the poorest countries navigate taxes?

by Gabriel Tourek

In low-income countries, small firms account for the majority of taxpayers (World Bank 2011). Yet we…

November 2018|

China’s challenge to international tax rules

by Wilson Prichard & Martin Hearson

States are currently struggling to reach global agreement on the taxation of digital firms such as Apple and…

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…

Trader selling cowpea at Oje market, Ibadan
August 2018|

Tax Justice – How to integrate local experiences into an international campaign?

by Kas Sempere

What does tax justice mean at the local level, and how can the experiences of informal market traders be linked with broader international campaigns? This blog draws out insights from ActionAid’s experience of incorporating the demands of market traders in Nigeria into its international tax justice campaign….