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Media coverage of ICTD CEO’s visit to Papua New Guinea
November 2019

Media coverage of ICTD CEO’s visit to Papua New Guinea

ICTD CEO Mick Moore was the keynote speaker at the final session of the Toktok Bilong Strongim Nesen discussion series on “Billions from Betelnut? Taxation, Growth, and Governance“. The discussion was featured in various media outlets online and in print:

The Post Courier: Taxation is key for good governance; Big companies not paying enough tax

Loop PNG: Final Toktok Bilong Strongim Nesen series

The National: Tech, tax’s game changer

Media coverage of ICTD blogs on the BEPS Inclusive Framework
November 2019

Media coverage of ICTD blogs on the BEPS Inclusive Framework

Ben Dickinson, Head of Global Relations and Development, recently published a blog responding to Allison Christians’ criticisms of the BEPS Inclusive Framework. Tax Notes’ Stephanie Soong Johnston shared the blogs in the latest article, “OECD Tax Official Defends BEPS Inclusive Framework Process“. The blogs were also featured in Law360 and TPNews.

 

 

ETRN third annual meeting covered by Ethiopia News Agency and Walta Media
November 2019

ETRN third annual meeting covered by Ethiopia News Agency and Walta Media

The Ethiopian Tax Research Network held its third annual meeting in Addis Ababa on the 18th November, hosted by the Policy Studies Institute. Discussions from the meeting were covered in the local media, including the Ethiopia News Agency and Walta Media.

Read the article from Ethiopia News Agency: Major Challenges Remain in Raising Revenues, Says Panelist

Read the article from Walta Media: Major Challenges Remain in Raising Revenues, Says Panelist

November 2019

Interview with Martin Hearson featured in Forbes

Martin Hearson’s recent interview on the Tax Notes Talk podcast was shared in a Forbes article. He was interviewed by David Stewart on how the OECD’s work on taxation of the digital economy affects developing countries. Read the full interview here. The Latest Nigerian News republished the article here.

November 2019

Martin Hearson featured in the Tax Notes Talk podcast

Tax Notes‘s podcast, Tax Notes Talk, is a weekly discussion of cutting-edge developments in tax, including up-to-the-minute changes in federal, state, and international tax law and regulations. ICTD International Tax lead Martin Hearson was featured in the podcast’s November 7th episode, speaking with David Stewart on how the OECD’s work on taxation of the digital economy affects developing countries. You can listen to the episode here.

October 2019

MNE Tax quotes Martin Hearson in latest article

On Sunday October 20th, International Tax Lead Martin Hearson delivered the keynote speech at the IMF and World Bank “Tax Sunday” event. Julie Martin shares some of his insights in the latest MNE Tax article “OECD director, tax experts, explore proposed “unified approach to pillar one” for taxing multinational groups“.

September 2019

ICTD research featured in article by The New Times

The New Times is a national English language newspaper in Rwanda. The article by Tokiso Nthebe & Aimee Dushime on “Improving tax literacy in Africa” featured our research on tax education by Giulia Mascagni, Fabrizio Santoro, and Denis Mukama. Read the research here.

August 2019

Our 100th Working Paper in the media

In August 2019, ICTD celebrated publishing 100 working papers. The paper, Safe Harbour Regimes in Transfer Pricing: An African Perspective by Alexander Ezenagu, was featured in Tax Notes International and Law360.

August 2019

ICTD Researchers quoted in Quartz article

The Quartz article on “How an idyllic African island became a tax haven for some of the world’s biggest corporations” quoted ICTD Researchers Catherine Ngina Mutava, who spoke on the Kenya-Mauritius tax treaty, and Alex Ezenagu, who spoke on an alternative unitary tax system. Read the article here.

August 2019

Martin Hearson’s opinion piece in The Guardian

On July 31, Martin Hearson’s opinion piece “Bob Geldof’s firm’s use of tax haven is legal, but the system hurts African nations” was published in The Guardian. It ranked 2nd most popular in the Global Development section that morning. Read the piece here.

Martin Hearson quoted in ICIJ’s Mauritius Leaks story
July 2019

Martin Hearson quoted in ICIJ’s Mauritius Leaks story

On July 23, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) launched their Mauritius Leaks investigation, quoting ICTD International Tax lead Martin Hearson in their story. The investigation highlights the number of organisations and professionals (accountants, bankers, lawyers) it took for 1 US company to pay just 1.59% tax. See the interactive story here. Martin also contributed to a Q&A with ICIJ, explaining “What is a tax treaty and why should I care?

June 2019

Neil McCulloch shares results from NESG Dataset on Business Express

On June 19, Neil McCulloch was invited to speak on Business Express, the Nigerian public broadcast service. He spoke on the perceptions of Nigerians about tax, based on the NESG Nigeria Tax & Subsidy Perception Dataset. Watch the TV segment here. Read his blog about it here.