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May 2015
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Capacity Building for International Taxation in African Revenue Authorities

This is an ongoing research project, which aims to explore the effectiveness of international capacity building support related to combatting international tax evasion. Donors have become increasingly involved in capacity building for international taxation, particularly with regards to transfer pricing and the extractive sector. However, it is not clear how beneficial focusing on these sources…

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May 2015
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Sustainable Development Goals – Reject Tax Targeting

There is good news in the agenda for the Third Financing for Development Conference to be held in Addis Ababa on 13-16th July. For the first time, domestic resource mobilization is more prominent than international aid. The emphasis is on the ways in which the governments of developing countries can raise and leverage more financial resources for development….

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May 2015
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Boosting Revenue Collections from High Net worth Individuals in Uganda

The International Centre for Tax and Development is currently funding a research project on compliance management of individuals with high income and wealth – a project which aims to design a tax administration process that brings HNWIs into the tax bracket, as this is an area that continues to be a challenge in Africa. The…

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May 2015
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What do we know about the mineral resource rent sharing in Africa?

African governments that lack the capacity to mine resources themselves have to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). However, since resources are not renewable, countries need to capture a ‘fair’ share of mineral resource rent to promote their development. The sharing of mineral resource rent between governments and investors is often criticised for being unfavourable to African…

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