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August 2019|
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‘Marketing intangibles’: challenges and opportunities for taxation in Africa

by Anthony Kibirige

Intangible assets are more valuable than ever before. The Global Intangible Finance Tracker found that 52%…

August 2019|
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Broadening Nigeria’s revenue base: Can little drops of taxes make a mighty nation?

by Uzochukwu Uchechukwu Alutu

Nigeria’s dependence on oil Nigeria relies more on oil than it does on direct taxes or…

August 2019|
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The Global Debate on Taxing the Digital Economy – How do African Countries Stand to Benefit?

by Joy Ndubai

When the OECD’s ‘Inclusive Framework’ invited public input on the possible solutions to the tax challenges…

August 2019|
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Africa responds to the Inclusive Framework’s digital tax agenda

by Martin Hearson

Africa has an important role to play in current plans to reform international tax rules in…

August 2019|
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Taxing Digital Transnational Corporations: Indian Policy Initiatives

by Lakshmi Narayanan

The difficulties of taxing digital TNCs Taxing Trans-National Corporations (TNCs) that do business through digital platforms…

Europe is targeting Big Tech with new taxes. It’s straining the transatlantic alliance.
July 2019|
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Europe is targeting Big Tech with new taxes. It’s straining the transatlantic alliance.

by Martin Hearson & Rasmus Corlin Christensen

Trump’s new investigation is only the latest skirmish in this new divide. Last week, President Trump…

July 2019|
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Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

by Ronald Labonte, Fastone Goma, Jeffrey Drope & Raphael Lencucha

Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation:…

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

by Rhiannon McCluskey & David Pedley

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

July 2019|
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Tax to finance the SDGs, but not to undermine them

by Wilson Prichard, Nora Lustig, Ian Gary, Sanjeev Gupta, Warren Krafchik & Brahima Coulibaly

This blog was jointly authored by Wilson Prichard (ICTD), Nora Lustig (CEQ), Sanjeev Gupta (CGD), Warren…

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

by Rhiannon McCluskey, Patrick Schröder & Lakshmi Narayanan

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

March 2019|
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Reflections on the Kenya-Mauritius Tax Treaty Ratification

by Martin Hearson & Catherine Ngina Mutava

Just over a week ago, the Kenyan High court declared the double tax avoidance (DTA) agreement…

March 2019|
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What Nigerians really think about tax

by Neil McCulloch & Tom Moerenhout

Nigeria’s performance on collected taxes is poor. Non-oil revenue in the country is around 3-4 percent…