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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…

January 2016|
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Will Google dispute spark global tax war, despite OECD tax agreement?

by Mick Moore

On Wednesday, 31 countries formally agreed to support and implement one of the main recommendations put forward by…

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…

Claudia
November 2015|
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IMF Speech at the launch of the Government Revenue Dataset

The official launch of the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) Government Revenue Dataset September…

G20
November 2015|
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G20 leaders adopt BEPS package for International tax reform

by Sol Picciotto

There’s surprising news from Antalya, where the G20 leaders met last weekend. The meeting was obviously…

OECD plan means governments no longer taxing in the dark
October 2015|
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OECD plan means governments no longer taxing in the dark

by Antony Ting

Two years on from a project triggered by scrutiny of the “successful” tax avoidance structures of multinationals such…

Sierra Leone
October 2015|
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Taxpayers’ perceptions on local government taxation in Sierra Leone

The Centre for Economic Research and Capacity Building (CERCB), just concluded a week-long regional dialogue workshops,…

Kampala
September 2015|
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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…

taxgdpratioGRD
August 2015|
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The 2015 edition of the ICTD Government Revenue Dataset (GRD)

by Kyle McNabb

Highlights of the Updated GRD – Contains new government revenue data until 2012 and in many cases,…

More than naming and shaming needed to stop corporate tax avoidance
August 2015|
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More than naming and shaming needed to stop corporate tax avoidance

by Kerrie Sadiq & Antony Ting

The report of the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into corporate tax avoidance comes with the subtitle –…

Promoting Tax Bargains in Uganda and Beyond: The Importance of Civil Society and Parliamentarians
July 2015|
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Promoting Tax Bargains in Uganda and Beyond: The Importance of Civil Society and Parliamentarians

by Jalia Kangave

While developing countries have acknowledged the importance of domestic resource mobilization in development, in practice, not…

Row over UN tax body is a needless distraction for developing nations
July 2015|
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Row over UN tax body is a needless distraction for developing nations

by Paddy Carter

When an international development conference in Addis Ababa almost collapsed last week, the confrontation emerged from an obscure and…