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Kampala, Uganda
June 2020|
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Uganda should tax “Covid-19 winners” to fill revenue gaps

by Graeme Stewart-Wilson & Ronald Waiswa

Globally, governments are adjusting their tax policies to help address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic….

Protest for MPs to pay their taxes in Uganda
June 2020|
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How can civil society help achieve more equitable and accountable tax systems?

by Vanessa van den Boogaard

There is growing international attention on tax collection in low-income countries. This attention is only amplifying…

International tax experts
May 2020|
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What should a ‘new deal’ on international tax look like for developing countries?

by Alexander Ezenagu, Alexandra Readhead, Allison Christians, Anthony Kibirige, Catherine Ngina Mutava, Joy Ndubai, Lakshmi Narayanan, Michael Durst, Mustapha Ndajiwo & Sol Picciotto

The OECD secretariat recently proposed a “stock taking exercise” to “re-examine how international tax rules currently…

How should we tax after the pandemic?
May 2020|
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How should we tax after the pandemic?

by Mick Moore & Wilson Prichard

Globally, tax collections are declining. Governments have cancelled or postponed some tax dues in the effort…

Freetown just implemented a new property tax system that could quintuple revenue
May 2020|
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Freetown just implemented a new property tax system that could quintuple revenue

by Abou Bakarr Kamara, Niccoló Meriggi & Wilson Prichard

In the next few weeks, residents of Freetown are expecting to receive new property tax bills…

Covid-19 and the fight against tax havens: Opportunities and risks for developing countries
May 2020|
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Covid-19 and the fight against tax havens: Opportunities and risks for developing countries

by Rasmus Corlin Christensen

In the wake of the global financial crisis of 2007-08, tax havens became a hot topic…

Picture of Lagos
April 2020|
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To help respond to Covid-19, African governments should prioritise taxing the rich

by Wilson Prichard

So far, policy discussions about tax responses to Covid-19 have focused overwhelmingly on how to offer…

Market with street vendors
April 2020|
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Unpacking Formalisation: The need for a new research agenda on taxation and the informal economy

by Max Gallien & Vanessa van den Boogaard

ICTD Informality and Taxation blog series The ICTD’s Informality and Tax programme seeks to conduct, connect,…

Street vendors
April 2020|
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To fight Covid-19, only the formal economy is getting tax breaks. The informal economy may be asked to foot the bill

by Max Gallien & Vanessa van den Boogaard

As the world grapples with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, vulnerable workers in the informal…

woman at cashier
April 2020|
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How can African tax collectors help cope with the economic impacts of Covid-19?

by Mick Moore

There is no scarcity of criticism of the methods that OECD governments have used – and…

The impact of Covid-19 on global digital tax negotiations
April 2020|
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The impact of Covid-19 on global digital tax negotiations

by Rasmus Corlin Christensen

Hour for hour, day for day, the world is changing due to the rapid spread of…

Ebola check point
March 2020|
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Fill the gaps, feel the pain: Insights from Sierra Leone on an epidemic’s impact on local taxation, public services, and the poor

by Vanessa van den Boogaard

With over 16,000 deaths globally and the number of cases growing each day, the calamitous impacts…