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image of a cannabis plant
June 2021|

Cannabis taxation – A new revenue source for development?

by Max Gallien, Giovanni Occhiali & Soukayna Remmal

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

Cigarette butts
May 2021|

West African governments must increase taxes on tobacco for better health and public finances

by Jean Tesche

For more than 30 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated May 31 as World…

May 2021|

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…

Money bundle
May 2021|

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…

A globe
April 2021|

US minimum tax proposal galvanises debate on corporate taxation in countries rich and poor

by Michael Durst

The Biden Administration’s proposal On March 31, the Biden Administration proposed, as part of its “Made…

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April 2021|

Digitising taxation in Nigeria: Challenges and recommendations

by Abimbola AbdurRahman Lekki

In 2016, Nigeria’s Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council recognised that Nigeria should not be left behind…

Picture of UN HQ in NYC
April 2021|

Making the UN Tax Committee more effective for developing countries

by Abdul Muheet Chowdhary

As the current membership of the UN Tax Committee meets for the last time this week,…

January 2021|

Open Societies, Tax, and the British Aid Programme

by Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard & Giulia Mascagni

What is the connection between taxation and more open societies that the British aid programme aims…

Picture of a street vendor in a souk in Morocco
January 2021|

Informal Work and Auto-Entrepreneurship Laws in the Maghreb: What can Tunisia learn from Morocco?

by Max Gallien & Othmane Bourhaba

Informal economies in North Africa have frequently captured public attention in recent years. They not only…

The Addis Tax Initiative_Group Picture in Paris
December 2020|

The Addis Tax Initiative Declaration 2025: Renewing commitment for action on domestic revenue mobilisation

by Laura Wilson & Mamadou Gueye

It is widely recognised that “business as usual” will not close the estimated financing gap of…

Classroom in a school in Sierra Leone
November 2020|

The inequity of informal financing of public education in Sierra Leone

by Vanessa van den Boogaard

Though education is a core duty of the state, public education in Sierra Leone is financed…

Civil society members demonstrating for tax justice
November 2020|

Civil society organisations and taxation: Emerging trends and priorities

by Ruvimbo Chidziva & Fariya Mohiuddin

During the summer of 2020, the International Budget Partnership (IBP) and the International Centre for Tax…