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Negotiations for new UN Framework Convention on Tax – what next?

The UN ad hoc committee concluded yesterday the first round of negotiations for the final parameters – or the “terms of reference” – for a UN framework convention on tax, which some have said “could deliver the biggest shake-up in history of the global tax system.”…

Wilson Prichard Leads Session on Revenue Systems at Harvard Ministerial Leadership Forum

Harvard University hosted its annual Harvard Ministerial Leadership Forum last month welcoming finance and economic planning…

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16 May 2024
ICTD at the TRA-IGC-REPOA Tax for Growth Conference 2024

Co-hosted by Tanzania Revenue Authority, the International Growth Centre (IGC), and REPOA, the inaugural International Conference…

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13 May 2024 - 17 May 2024
LoGRI at the World Bank Land Conference 2024

LoGRI joins the World Bank’s Land Conference in Washington DC, May 13-17, 2024, hosting a panel session and team members presenting at the research session. …

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Realistic or optimistic? Experts discuss how to set right tax targets

How much tax can low-income countries feasibly raise? This has become a key question in light…

ICTD Reseaerch Director presenting during the ICTD's annual Research on Tax and Development course in Kampala, Uganda.
Institute of Development Studies, home to ICTD, retains first in the world ranking for Development Studies

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS), home to the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), has once again been ranked first in the world for Development Studies in partnership with the University of Sussex….

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17 April 2024
Webinar: Getting Targets Right – How much tax can low-income countries raise?

A panel of researchers and practitioners are set to discuss the role that targets can play in building tax capacity. Are optimistic targets helpful or hurtful? And how can we make targets better?…

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ICTD rounds up Gender and Tax month

Here’s a quick recap of a diverse range of ICTD content exploring showcasing research on gender and tax – from poetry, to reading lists, to thought-provoking publications both old and new….

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Job Opportunity: Predoctoral Research Consultant

The ICTD is seeking recent graduates and early career professionals interested in developing their research skills and gaining fieldwork and project management experience in preparation for a doctoral program….

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Dr Jibao underscores value of collaborative research in video interview

Dr Samuel Jibao, director of the Centre for Economic Research and Capacity Building in Sierra Leone and long-time partner of ICTD, in a new video, highlighted the strong potential of linking tax research and policy in generating impact in practice….

Insights on Ghana’s e-levy: What do we know nearly two years on?

A two-day workshop opened in Accra, Ghana, on the topic ‘Taxing mobile money: Lessons and ways forward’. Research findings and recommendations have been very useful in shaping Ghana’s e-levy….

28 February 2024 - 29 February 2024
Taxing mobile money: Lessons and ways forward

The workshop’s primary purpose is to explore how mobile money taxes could be designed in an effective and equitable way based on discussion centred around research and real-life experiences…