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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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