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October 2021|
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Time to reinforce the UN Model for taxing international shipping profits

by Bob Michel & Tatiana Falcão

From October 19th to 28th, the 23rd Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on…

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September 2021|
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No ‘green bullet’ – should carbon taxes be introduced in Sub-Saharan Africa?

by Charlie Lawrie, Diana Szpotowicz & Giovanni Occhiali

The IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report, published in August, is the latest clarion call to decarbonise the…

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August 2021|
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The MFN clause in tax treaties is jeopardising tax revenue for lower-income countries

by Deepak Kapoor

The ‘Most Favoured Nation’ principle In international economic relations, the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) principle is the bedrock of…

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August 2021|
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Developing and adopting new digital tools for property tax reform in Dakar, Senegal 

by Bassirou Sarr, Justine Knebelmann & Victor Pouliquen

In June 2021, eight Senegalese tax agents based in the fiscal centre of Pikine, the country’s…

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July 2021|
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Informal taxation in Nigeria: Significance, benefits and challenges

by Jacob Aondohemba Iormbagah

Across Nigeria, a journey through rural communities and interaction with community members will expose you to…

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July 2021|
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Urgent fossil fuel subsidy reforms needed to tackle climate crisis

by Neil McCulloch

As the G20 Environment Ministers meet today, one of the key issues they need to consider…

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July 2021|
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Strengthening property valuation for taxation in Dakar, Senegal

by Justine Knebelmann & Victor Pouliquen

Property taxes offer a significant potential for developing cities in Africa, which crucially need revenues to…

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June 2021|
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Perspectives on the progress of global corporate tax reform

by Carlos Protto, Frederik Heitmüller, Mary Baine, Mustapha Ndajiwo, Suranjali Tandon & Yue Daisy Dai

On June 30th to July 1st, the 139 countries that are members of the Inclusive Framework…

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June 2021|
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The G7 tax deal: ‘historic’ and ‘global’?

by Rasmus Corlin Christensen

This weekend, the Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers completed a “historic global tax agreement,” a…

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June 2021|
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Cannabis taxation – A new revenue source for development?

by Giovanni Occhiali, Max Gallien & Soukayna Remmal

In recent years, the legalisation of cannabis – initially for medical use, and increasingly for recreational…

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May 2021|
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Africa follows up the Biden proposals for international tax reforms

by Sol Picciotto

Reforming global corporate taxation Proposals from the Biden administration have injected new life into the international…

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May 2021|
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The Zakat as a means of wealth redistribution: What role for the state?

by Fatema Johoora

While many economists and politicians have begun to talk seriously about using wealth taxes to raise…