ICTD Ghana E-Levy research mentioned in South African media
ICTD research on the Ghana E-Levy is cited in media outlet iWeb.
Research in Brief 82 republished in Bangladeshi The Daily Star
ICTD’s research in brief about the promise and limits of IT technology was republished in The Daily Star, a Bangladeshi outlet.
ICTD research on property tax and land leasing in Ethiopia cited in the Ethiopian Reporter
Here can read their interesting article here.
ICTD research cited in Opinion Nigeria
ICTD research on fuel subsidies in Nigeria is cited in media outlet Opinion Nigeria.
ICTD mentioned in Bloomberg Tax news
José Antonio Ocampo’s blog on the ICTD website was picked up by Bloomberg Tax news;
“The summit of Latin American and Caribbean finance ministers is scheduled for July 27-28 in Cartagena, Colombia. The region’s interests “have not been visible enough in the international tax policy debate so far, and this must change,” Jose Antonio Ocampo, Colombia’s finance minister, said in a statement Tuesday on the website of the International Centre for Tax & Development.”
Sierra Leone Tax for Development conference takes the spotlight in local media coverage
The ICTD/BAN organised “Sierra Leone Tax for Development” conference garnered significant TV, radio and newspaper coverage in the month of December 2022. Highlights include:
- AfriRadio 105.3FM
- SLBC (“Report on tax for development conference“)
- SLBC (“The Podium“)
- AYV TV show Wake Up Sierra Leone show and broadcast of the opening ceremony
- Gleaner News Extra, “ICTD holds two days conference on improving tax policy“
- Standard Times, “Tax for development conference opens in Freetown”
- Politico SL, “Sierra Leone announces the setting-up of a tax court“
- Mano Reporters, “Sierra Leone: Conference on taxation ends with calls for equity in tax system“
Martin Hearson quoted in African Business Magazine on international tax reforms
Research Director Martin Hearson was featured in the London-based African Business Magazine, sharing his thoughts on reforms to a global tax system which currently favours richer countries. You can read the full piece here.
Martin Hearson quoted in The Economist on international tax reforms
“Signatories are also expected to renounce digital-service taxes of their own. The finance minister of Nigeria, which collects such a levy, has said that the overall package could leave her country worse off. Africa’s largest economy is one of four which joined talks but refused to sign the deal. Others might drag their feet when asked to put the plan into action, says Martin Hearson of the International Centre for Tax and Development, a research group.”
Research Director Martin Hearson was featured in The Economist magazine. You can read the full piece here.
Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard OpEd published in the Middle East Eye
Research Fellows Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard were published in the London-based Middle East Eye writing about the informal economy. You can read the full piece here.