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January 2021
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Understanding how lower-income countries participate in global tax negotiations

Since 2013, the formal structure of global corporate tax policymaking at the OECD has changed. Decisions are no longer made by 37 OECD members, but by 137 countries from all regions and levels of development through the ‘Inclusive Framework’. Official documentation emphasises that all countries participate on an ‘equal footing’, but some participants and observers…

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December 2020
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Professor Mick Moore appointed OBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Professor Mick Moore, founding CEO of the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), has been appointed as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year 2021 Honours List. The honour recognises Professor Moore’s services to international development, a field he has been active in for over…

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December 2020
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New research and resources on civil society engagement in tax reform

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have rightly been receiving increasing attention from researchers, as it is clear that they can be instrumental in advocating for more equitable tax systems. The ICTD has partnered with the International Budget Partnership (IBP) to fill the gaps in our understanding of the role of CSOs in tax reform. We are happy…

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18 December 2020
Past Event
At the table, off the menu?

A virtual roundtable discussion on deepening the inclusiveness of global tax negotiations. Since 2013, the formal structure of global corporate tax policymaking has changed. Decisions are no longer made by 37 OECD members, but by 137 countries from all regions and levels of development through the OECD/G20 ‘Inclusive Framework’ (IF) on Base Erosion and Profit-Shifting…

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November 2020
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ICTD’s Martin Hearson presents at Platform for Collaboration on Tax webinar

On November 4th, the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) hosted a public consultation webinar for the draft PCT Toolkit on Tax Treaty Negotiations. This Toolkit represents a joint effort by the IMF, the OECD, the UN and the World Bank Group to provide capacity-building support to developing countries on tax treaty negotiation. ICTD Research Fellow…

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October 2020
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ICTD researchers selected among top 35 Leaders of the Future in Taxation

Congratulations to our Research Fellow Vanessa van den Boogaard and our Research Associates Rasmus Corlin Christensen and Alexander Ezenagu for being selected by TaxCOOP among “The 35 Leaders of the Future” in Taxation. Dr Vanessa van den Boogaard is a Research Fellow at the ICTD and a Senior Research Associate at the Munk School of…

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October 2020
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ICTD participates in World Bank Tax Conference

On September 24-25th, the World Bank held its second annual tax conference on the topic of taxing personal income and wealth in developing countries. The conference featured leading academics and practitioners from different regions and invited both to discuss innovative research ideas with high policy relevance. A major theme of the conference was property taxation….

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30 September 2020
Past Event
How can we improve Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability? (Online)

The Advocata Institute launches its latest public policy discussion series ‘DeepDive’. The series will commence with several discussions on the topic  “How can we improve Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability?”. The discussion series will kickstart with a lecture on the same topic, presented by Mr. Murtaza Jafferjee, Chairman of the Advocata Institute. The panel discussion includes…

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July 2020
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Call for Research Proposals: Ethiopian Tax Research Network (Closed)

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN). The ETRN is a network of Ethiopian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting the generation and exchange of knowledge on taxation in Ethiopia. The ETRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill & Melinda…

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14 July 2020
Past Event
Mobile money taxation in Africa: Causes and consequences (Webinar)

In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, cash-strapped governments across Africa will be looking for ways to fill revenue gaps. Having long faced challenges in taxing large multinational corporations and significant informal economic activities, they may be tempted to raise much-needed revenue relatively easily by imposing taxes on rapidly growing digital financial services, particularly mobile…

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