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Job Opportunity: Coordinator of the Community of Practice on Gender and Taxation (M/W)

The coordinator of the Community of Practice (CoP) on Gender and Taxation will manage the various…

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What have we learnt about taxing mobile money in Africa? Martin Hearson and Awa Diouf share lessons from DIGITAX research programme

As more African governments turn to the growing digital financial services (DFS) sector – specifically mobile…

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6 February 2024
Webinar: Taxing mobile money in Africa: the good, the bad and the ugly

At a time when many African countries are facing strong fiscal pressures, the rapidly growing digital…

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High Net Worth Individuals calling to be taxed more at World Economic Forum, but how does this work in practice?

Underscoring the “dramatic rise of economic inequality,” more than 260 billionaires and millionaires recently called on…

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Year In Review: How has 2023 changed the tax world?

It has been another exciting year in the tax world, and for the ICTD. Globally attention…

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Can the UK’s new international development strategy support fairer and more effective taxation systems?

Last week, the UK government published a new White Paper on International Development which sets out…

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Rethinking mass tax registration campaigns: challenges and solutions

Taxpayer registration has been a primary concern for revenue administrations. While these bodies have recently been investing…

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15 November 2023
Webinar: Rethinking Tax Registration – Stumbling Blocks and Building Blocks

Revenue administrations have recently been investing significant efforts into registering a large number of new taxpayers,…

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Global tax governance: Understanding the past, charting the future

This week, the UN released the advance version of the Secretary General’s report on the “Promotion…

Building Progressive & Equitable Property Tax Systems in Lower-Income Countries: Insights from LoGRI’s Inaugural Conference

Over 150 government administrators, policymakers, applied researchers, and experts gathered in Nairobi to discuss equitable and progressive property tax systems in lower-income countries….

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ICTD launches DFS TaxMap: A comprehensive visualisation tool on taxation of digital financial services in Africa

The digital financial services (DFS) TaxMap simplifies the complex landscape of tax regulations and provides comprehensive tax information. It is a centralised platform that enables stakeholders to effortlessly navigate the intricacies of taxation and make informed decisions….

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Applications now open for the ICTD Research on Tax and Development Course

As part of the ICTD’s commitment to build research and analysis capacity on tax and development, we…