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5 April 2022
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Property tax – Approaches, Successes and Challenges of Property Tax Reforms for Subnational Domestic Resource Mobilisation

The ICTD’s Executive Director Dr Wilson Prichard and Researcher Dr Colette Nyirakamana will be speaking at an upcoming webinar on property taxes organized by the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment in collaboration with the German Cooperation. The event, “Property tax – Approaches, Successes and Challenges of Property Tax Reforms for Subnational Domestic Resource…

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March 2022
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DIGITAX working papers examine the intersection between technology, tax policies & collection methods

DIGITAX is a new ICTD research programme aimed at generating knowledge and evidence to support governments in overcoming the challenges and leveraging the opportunities of the rapid expansion of mobile money and other digital financial services (DFS), as well as the increased relevance of digital IDs across Africa and other lower-income countries. The programme recently…

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March 2022
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ICTD’s Giulia Mascagni featured on IMF podcasts in conversation with Mick Keen

ICTD Research Director Dr Giulia Mascagni has been featured in two episodes of the IMF’s TADAT podcast, sharing the latest insights on tax compliance research in lower-income countries.  Giulia joined Mick Keen, Deputy Director of Fiscal Affairs at the IMF for the two conversations. In the first, moderated by Annette Schmitz of the TADAT Secretariat, they…

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16 March 2022
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Ukraine – global development and economic implications?

Location: IDS Convening Space and online The world has been reeling in shock at the devastation being caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Beyond the grave and urgent humanitarian needs for the people of Ukraine, and the millions now displaced, the impacts of the war will potentially be wide reaching and have long-term consequences…

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March 2022
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Seeking Senior Researcher/Zambia Country Expert

Closing date for applications is Monday, 21st March 2022 Background In the context of broader Zambian decentralisation efforts, the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is conducting a diagnostic assessment and a pilot project. This initial project aims to identify potential challenges and priorities for property tax reform in the country, and to determine the feasibility…

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March 2022
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In Remembrance of Agnes Kanyangeyo

It is with great sadness that we would like to inform our wider network of the passing of Agnes Kanyangeyo, the former Deputy Commissioner General of the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) and a great friend of the ICTD. Held in high regard by her peers and colleagues, Agnes was a proven leader in the field…

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February 2022
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Innovations in Tax Compliance: Building Trust, Navigating Politics, and Tailoring Reform
New World Bank framework for tax reform developed in partnership with the ICTD

In many developing countries, tax revenues remain far below levels needed to provide citizens with basic services or fund extra spending to minimise the impact of Covid-19. But as governments look for ways to strengthen tax collection systems, they must take a holistic approach to tax reform that includes building citizens’ trust, says a new…

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17 February 2022
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Innovations in Tax Compliance: Building Trust, Navigating Politics, and Tailoring Reform
Innovations in Tax Compliance: Building Trust, Navigating Politics, and Tailoring Reform

The Innovations in Tax Compliance program is launching its publication “Building Trust, Navigating Politics, and Tailoring Reforms.” The virtual event will delve into the new integrated framework and strategies for strengthening tax compliance and tax reform. Report authors will share the key findings and speakers will discuss the contributions to tax reform from the Bill…

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8 February 2022
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Fostering taxpayer education to enhance public trust and help achieve SDGs

Watch the event recording here. On February 8th, the ICTD’s Research Director Dr Giulia Mascagni will be speaking as a panellist at an event focusing on  taxpayer education. Read her paper on the role of taxpayer education in Africa, on the first rigorous evaluation of a taxpayer education programme in Rwanda, and her blog on…

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January 2022
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Call for abstracts: Research colloquium on global tax governance

After the first two successful seasons of the research colloquium on global tax governance co-organised by GLOBTAXGOV and Martin Hearson of the International Centre for Tax and Development, we are seeking new submissions of abstracts to discuss early-stage original research on global tax governance from various academic disciplines. The topic Over the last decade, international…

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1 February 2022
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The Tax Side of the Pandemic: Compliance Shifts and Funding for Recovery in Rwanda

The ICTD’s Research Director Giulia Mascagni will be beginning this spring’s Tax for Development webinar series. This upcoming webinar, The Tax Side of the Pandemic: Compliance Shifts and Funding for Recovery in Rwanda, is the first of a series of four seminars on Tax and Development jointly organised by the Chr. Michelsen Institute and the…

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