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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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January 2019
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IBP Recruiting Director of Tax Equity

The International Budget Partnership (IBP) is currently seeking a Director of Tax Equity to join their team.  This newly-created position will have responsibility for developing and managing a new high priority and cross organizational initiative at the IBP. Based on an in-depth scoping of the field, IBP is looking to establish an initiative that will ensure…

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January 2019
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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 an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and hosted at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. The ETRN is a network of Ethiopian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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January 2019
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APTI featured at Developing Urban Futures conference

The ICTD’s African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) was recently featured at the Urban Age conference in Addis Ababa. The conference, on the theme “Developing Urban Futures” was jointly organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft. It convened urban experts, policymakers and practitioners from sub-Saharan Africa and other…

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November 2018
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Nigerian Tax Research Network holds second annual meeting in Abuja

The Nigerian Tax Research Network recently held its second annual meeting on October 24th and 25th on the theme ‘Revenue Beyond Oil Reliance.’ The meeting was hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the FIRS Training School in Abuja. Over 80 participants attended the conference, which showcased current research on the pressing challenges…

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