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March 2019|
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Reflections on the Kenya-Mauritius Tax Treaty Ratification

by Catherine Ngina Mutava & Martin Hearson

Just over a week ago, the Kenyan High court declared the double tax avoidance (DTA) agreement…

March 2019|
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What Nigerians really think about tax

by Neil McCulloch & Tom Moerenhout

Nigeria’s performance on collected taxes is poor. Non-oil revenue in the country is around 3-4 percent…

March 2019|
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A new stage of change for international tax

by Sol Picciotto

The international tax event of the year took place on the 13-14th of March in Paris….

March 2019|
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Why better tax research is crucial to Nigeria’s development

by Mustapha Ndajiwo

There is an international consensus that taxation is a critical means for financing sustainable development. It…

Kampala
March 2019|
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Improving property tax collection: Lessons from Uganda

by Fred Andema, Nyah Zebong & Robert Raikes Mugangaizi

Local governments (LGs) across Uganda have recently been looking for ways to improve yields from their…

March 2019|
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What have we learned about gender and tax in Africa?

by Rhiannon McCluskey

About two years ago, the ICTD began a new research program on gender and taxation with…

March 2019|
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Targets for Equity-Enhancing Tax Advocacy

by Wilson Prichard

Recent years have seen surging international interest in strengthening tax collection in order to finance national…

March 2019|
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Property tax reform increases municipal revenue in Mzuzu, Malawi

by Alexander Chirambo & Rhiannon McCluskey

Mzuzu is the third largest city in Malawi. Before 2013, it collected very little property tax…

downtown Limon
February 2019|
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How to cast a wider tax net? Experimental evidence from Costa Rica

by Anne Brockmeyer, Marco Hernandez, Spencer Smith & Stewart Kettle

Many firms around the world fail to file their tax declarations, even if they are formally…

January 2019|
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Revenue data like you’ve never seen it before

by Kyle McNabb

Introducing the GRD Explorer Let’s face it, data is important. It sits at the core of…

Protest for MPs to pay their taxes in Uganda
December 2018|
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Taxing Africa: Power, Politics, and Public Participation

by Mick Moore, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad & Wilson Prichard

Over the past decade, international attention has increasingly focused on the potential contribution of taxation to…

December 2018|
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Can Wealth Taxation Work in Developing Countries?

by Juliana Londoño-Vélez

Developed countries have recently begun considering wealth taxes to raise revenue and curb rising inequality. Should…