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press conference with SEATINI and other civil society organisation representatives in Uganda
March 2022|
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Tax justice from the ground up: An interview with SEATINI Uganda

by Jane Nalunga

In this blog, the ICTD speaks with Jane Nalunga, Executive Director of SEATINI Uganda to learn…

group photo of G20 leaders at the Summit in Rome
February 2022|
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Is the Inclusive Framework tax deal in the interests of lower-income countries?

by Didier Jacobs

Last October, 137 of the 140 jurisdictions that are members of the Inclusive Framework reached a…

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December 2021|
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Implementing a systems approach for effective property taxation in Ghana

by Peter Jongkind

Ghanaian local governments – metropolitan, municipal, and district assemblies (MMDAs) – face several challenges preventing them…

November 2021|
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Increasing collection of income taxes via property ownership: The Borno State experience

by Mohammed Alkali, Mohammed Bashir Ali, John Audu Aziganu & Grema Bukar

Borno State, in north-eastern Nigeria, has faced intractable security challenges in the last decade that has led…

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November 2021|
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Tobacco taxation shows insufficient progress in African countries

by Jeffrey Drope & Erika Siu

The ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organization Framework Convention…

group photo of G20 leaders at the Summit in Rome
November 2021|
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Imposing Standards: Lessons from tax history about the ‘global tax deal’

by Martin Hearson

G20 leaders are celebrating a new agreement to strengthen the taxation of tech firms and create…

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November 2021|
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The World Bank and IMF are using flawed logic in their quest to do away with the informal sector

by Vanessa van den Boogaard, Max Gallien & Mike Rogan

Many low and middle-income countries face a myriad of challenges. But policies that can address them…

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October 2021|
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Progress and setbacks on tobacco control in Africa

by Corné van Walbeek & Zunda Chisha

Rapid population growth, increased advertising by the tobacco industry, and growing tobacco consumption among young people in Africa all contribute to…

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October 2021|
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Pandora’s box is open: What should lower-income countries do to tax the wealthy now?

by Rhiannon McCluskey & Giulia Mascagni

The recent Pandora Papers leak has exposed yet again the scandal of how the world’s rich…

Community driven development in Somalia
October 2021|
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Citizen-led financing of public services in fragile contexts: New evidence from Somalia

by Vanessa van den Boogaard

Two billion people live in countries where development outcomes are affected by fragility, conflict, and violence….

Moroccan dirhams
October 2021|
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Would Moroccans accept a state zakat fund? Should they?

by Vanessa van den Boogaard, Max Gallien, Soukayna Remmal & Umair Javed

Zakat can add up to big money. Although estimates vary, some suggest that global annual zakat…

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…