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12 September 2017 - 14 September 2017
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Launch of the Nigerian Tax Research Network

The ICTD launched the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) at a three-day event on the theme: “Revenue Beyond Oil Reliance.” Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NTRN’s purpose is to support the generation and exchange of tax knowledge in Nigeria. It is concerned with all topics related to taxation, ranging from tax policy…

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October 2017
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ETRN Call for proposals

The Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN) is a recently launched 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 calling for research proposalsthat meet high academic standards of research quality and that are concerned with policy-relevant issues. We welcome proposals…

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October 2017
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ICTD Holds Annual Meeting in Uganda

The first action area of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development is mobilising domestic public resources. Described as “critical to achieving the sustainable development goals,” the countries of the General Assembly committed to “enhancing revenue administration through modernized, progressive tax systems, improved tax policy and more efficient tax collection.” Key to raising increased tax revenue in an equitable manner…

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September 2017
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ICTD Supports 3rd African Tax Research Network Congress

As a partner in developing the African Tax Research Network (ATRN), the ICTD sponsored its third congress along with the GIZ, BMZ, and EU “Good Financial Governance in Africa” programme. The congress took place in Antananarivo from September 4-7th, and was organised by the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) in partnership with la Direction Générale…

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September 2017
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Launch of the Ethiopian Tax Research Network – Press Release

Following the third international Financing for Development Conference, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. The first action area, outlined as “critical to achieving the sustainable development goals,” is mobilising domestic public resources. Countries committed to “enhancing revenue administration through modernized, progressive tax systems, improved tax policy and more efficient tax…

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September 2017
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Launch of the Nigerian Tax Research Network – Press Release

Nigeria’s tax to GDP ratio is one of the lowest in the world. At just 6%, it is far below the sub-Saharan African average of 20%, and the 15% considered to be necessary to fund adequate public services. Nigeria has long relied on revenues from oil, but recent production disruptions and low oil prices have…

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August 2017
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Launch of the Nigerian Tax Research Network – Call for Presenters

The Nigerian Tax Research Network is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its inaugural workshop and conference to be held at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja, 12th-14th September 2017. With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the ICTD is launching the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) to support the generation and exchange…

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June 2017
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ICTD hosts International Tax Workshop in Lagos

The ICTD is hosting a workshop on international tax issues on June 29-30 in Lagos in partnership with the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Olaniwun Ajayi LP. The workshop will cover topics including:  Legal framework for transnational trade; Overview of the G20/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) proposals;…

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May 2017
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Call for Papers: 3rd African Tax Research Network Congress

Deadline for final submission of full research papers is June 9th. A Modern and Effective Taxation System to Advance Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa: The Role of Information Technology and Tax Information Exchange 4 – 6 September 2017, Madagascar The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and the African Tax Research Network (ATRN) are pleased to invite…

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May 2017
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Appel à propositions de recherche sur la taxe foncière en Afrique

See the English Version Le Centre International pour la Fiscalité et le Développement (ICTD) a lancé récemment l’Initiative pour la taxe foncière en Afrique (APTI) avec le soutien financier de la Fondation Bill et Melinda Gates. L’Initiative est basée sur le fait que la taxe foncière qui se classe généralement parmi les meilleures sources de…

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May 2017
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Call for Research Proposals on Property Tax in Africa

Voir la Version Française  The ICTD recently launched the African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) with funding support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Initiative is based on the understanding that property taxation, which is generally among the best revenue sources for sub-national governments, remains highly underused in many parts of the world, including…

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