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24 June 2022
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Webinar “Ghana’s E-Levy: two months in, what do we know?”

DIGITAX is delighted to announce the webinar ‘Ghana’s E-Levy: two months in, what do we know?’. This upcoming webinar is the first in a series of webinars on Taxes and Digital Financial Services (DFS) organised by the International Centre for Tax and Development. The Ghana E-Levy, implemented on 1 May 2022, is a hot and…

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June 2022
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ICTD Research on Tax and Development Course 2022-2023 (Applications now open!)

As part of the ICTD’s commitment to build research and analysis capacity on tax and development, we are accepting applications for the 2022 ‘Research on Tax and Development’ course until midnight (BST) on 17th of July 2022. The new course includes diverse methodological training, new material on tax and development issues, and individual mentorship for all…

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20 June 2022
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Seminar: Digitalisation of Tax Administration in Nigeria

In a bid to enhance operations and improve tax compliance, many tax administrations are investing in digital transformation. In the interest of supporting effective digitization reforms, the ICTD’s Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), in partnership with the African Centre for Tax and Governance (ACTG), is holding a one-day seminar on the digitalisation of tax administration…

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May 2022
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New interactive site on taxing tobacco in West Africa

For more than 30 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated May 31 as World No Tobacco Day, which aims to inform the public of the danger of using tobacco, the leading preventable cause of death in the world.On this day, we’re pleased to share with you our new website Taxing Tobacco in West…

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May 2022
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The tax story behind the Sri Lankan crisis

Last week it was reported by the world’s largest credit rating agencies that Sri Lanka had defaulted on its national debt. This follows weeks of mounting protests by citizens against the Government led by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the country and its population of almost 23 million people face severe shortages of food, fuel and…

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May 2022
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Opportunity: Research project on property tax in Senegal

The Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is planning to conduct policy-oriented research into the reform of property taxation in Senegal, and we are looking for a researcher to join the project alongside Dr. Colette Nyirakamana, Research Lead for LoGRI. The research will have two overlapping but distinct goals. Understanding the broad politics of an ongoing…

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April 2022
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Job Opportunity: Senior Communications Consultant, DIGITAX Programme

Closing date for applications: May 8th, 2022 The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is looking to hire a skilled and motivated Senior Communications Consultant to lead on the design and execution of the communications and engagement strategy for the DIGITAX research programme. DIGITAX is a three-year research programme funded by the Bill &…

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3 May 2022
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Book Launch: The Routledge Handbook of Smuggling

We are thrilled to officially launch the ‘Routledge Handbook of Smuggling’ with an introduction by its editors, some of its authors, and a discussion of key issues in the contemporary study of smuggling. Confirmed speakers: Max Gallien, Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Florian Weigand, Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Armed Groups at…

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April 2022
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Announcing the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI)

In 2017, the ICTD launched the Africa Property Tax Initiative (APTI) to support efforts to strengthen property taxation across Africa. Building on the success of that work, we are excited to announce the transformation of the APTI into the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI), which will expand and extend the pioneering work of the APTI….

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April 2022
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Recruiting a Technical Lead for the Local Government Revenue Initiative

The Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is recruiting a Technical Lead. The lead technical expert within the LoGRI team will be responsible for leading the provision of technical expertise and support to government partners and the development of technical tools and resources to support reform programs. To ensure a broad, inclusive and well-designed search, we…

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April 2022
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Job Opportunity: Programme Manager, DIGITAX

Closing date for applications: Saturday, 30th April 2022 The International Centre for Tax and Development is seeking a Programme Manager for our flagship DIGITAX research programme. DIGITAX seeks to investigate (a) the impacts of various approaches to taxing digital financial services (DFS) in low-income countries and (b) the extent to which digital payment and the…

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