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April 2019
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ICTD recruiting Research Officer for Uganda project

ICTD wishes to contract a Research Officer, starting July 2019. Up to one year initially, with the possibility of extension. The Research Officer will be based in Kampala, Uganda. Contract Basis This will be a consultancy contract. We envisage the consultant will work part time on this programme to begin with, depending on the profile…

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April 2019
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Call for proposals: International taxation and development

Context The international tax system is changing rapidly. We see substantial changes in both international tax ‘rules’ and in the political and institutional processes that shape these ‘rules’. There have been rapid strides in exchange of information since 2009, and somewhat more mixed progress on multinational corporate taxation beginning with the Base Erosion and Profit-Shifting…

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March 2019
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Call for Proposals: Gender and Tax in Africa

The ICTD is calling for research proposals on Gender and Tax in Africa. We are seeking empirical research that identifies the dimensions of and extent to which taxes affect men and women differently. Statistical evidence of these differences is thus important. While we are open to high quality proposals on any dimension of the topic…

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March 2019
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ICTD’s Vanessa van den Boogaard presents at CSW

ICTD Research Fellow Vanessa van den Boogaard participated in the Commission on the Status of Women’s sixty-third session at the United Nations in New York (#CSW63). She spoke on the NGO forum panel “Taxing for Gender Equality,” on March 15th alongside Yamini Mishra, Nguyen Phuong Thuy, Francesca Rhodes, Kathleen Lahey, Caroline Othim, Isolde Kunkel-Weber, and Corina…

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March 2019
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Call for research proposals on taxation of self-employed professionals

The ICTD is open to new research proposals on the taxation of self-employed professionals in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. There is considerable evidence that, in many countries, self-employed professionals widely evade taxes on their incomes. We welcome proposals to investigate both the dimensions of this issue and potential solutions. Research based on access to…

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22 March 2019
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Third ETRN seminar at Addis Ababa University

You are cordially invited to the third Ethiopian Tax Research Network seminar, hosted at Addis Ababa University (AAU). The first speaker will be Dr. Wollela Yesegat, Assistant Professor at AAU, who will present on “Micro Business Taxation in Ethiopia”. The second speaker, Lecturer at AAU Abat Abebe, will discuss “Tax Accounting and Financial Reporting Requirements in Ethiopia”….

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February 2019
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ICTD announces new capacity building program with Uganda and Rwanda revenue authorities

On February 8th, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) announced a new capacity-building program with the Ugandan and Rwandan Revenue Authorities. The announcement was made at the beginning of the ICTD’s second “African Tax Administration Day” in Kigali, featuring presentations of research by tax officials from Ghana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and…

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February 2019
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ICTD Welcomes New Research Proposals

The ICTD is now in a position to fund new research proposals on tax and development. We welcome all proposals that are potentially policy-relevant and relate to either: Tax and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa, especially: property tax; informal/non-state taxation; tax compliance; the taxation of tobacco, agriculture, small (women’s) businesses and international economic transactions; equity…

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5 February 2019 - 8 February 2019
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ICTD holds 7th annual meeting in partnership with the Rwanda Revenue Authority

On February 5-8th, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)[i] is holding its seventh annual meeting in association with the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA). This comes at a time when taxation is high on the agenda for policymakers as a central means of financing sustainable development[ii]. The Commissioner General of the RRA, Pascal Ruganintwali,…

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February 2019
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Call for research proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network (Closed)

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN). The NTRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The NTRN is a network of Nigerian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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1 February 2019
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Taxing Africa book launch and discussion in Pretoria

The newly published book, Taxing Africa, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Written by leading international experts, it examines issues from tax evasion by multinational corporations and African elites to how ordinary people navigate complex webs of ‘informal’ local taxation, examining the challenges and the…

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